Monthly Archives: April 2013

First hurdle

The first hurdle was getting into the second week. Having done cycling pretty much everyday my legs feeling like lead getting out today was hard. Planned to go with A after work but decided to go earlier as well. This … Continue reading

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All the new things

It is amazing what you can get any new hobby and there is mountains of products you can buy. Today bought some gloves as the handle bars rub on my hands so hoping gloves will help. Today the plan was … Continue reading

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Same again please

Today run looked a lot like Sunday’s one which I have now been able to measure at 5 miles average speed still 9.8 mph. Need to build up miles now hope to do a longer run over the weekend. So … Continue reading

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The tech actually works!

So today’s task was to go to the big H to get them to show me how to get my new Speedo/milometre to work: simple move the sensor closer to the magnet! Who’da thought huh? Any way what it told … Continue reading

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It’s all about the tech!

2nd cycle hard to get going as my confidence yesterday about no soreness was a bit premature but did it and had a faster pacemaker this time in fthe form of A I also went to the big H shop … Continue reading

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The wheels start turning

The first outing in prep for the big day felt good knee held up well my skiing earlier this year has done wonders for my knee. For the first time I managed to keep up with S on the homeward … Continue reading

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Blast from the past

As a child traveling from Scotland to London the lucozade sign on th end of the M4 was always a reassuring sign as it meant we were almost there. When the building was demolished last year I was very sad … Continue reading

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Tolerance in an Intolerant World

I remember a holiday a few years ago visiting my parents who both are on lots of pills, I asked my dad what they were for to which he replied ‘your mum takes those to make her more tolerant and … Continue reading

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The first steps

I have now received the first email with the application form and outline of the run and details of daily stops. I am quite excited about the challenge, have told people who have had a mixture of surprised and wow. … Continue reading

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London to Bruges Cycle

Today I signed up to do the London to Bruges cycle with STUBS in aid of injured service men and women. It is due ro happen over the weekend of 30th August 2013 I would love support and yes I … Continue reading

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