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RSD 2018 madness

What a way to spend a Sunday morning. Should really be bike riding but have tired legs from yesterday’s ride. Yes, yes, yesterday was RSD but this shop in Kingston has a queue today! Advertisements

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Expecting Rain

Live, sometimes he is excellent, other times not. Just checked my list and this is the 13th time since 1978 I have caught him live and some I am struggling to remember for the right reasons, like Feb 1990 at Hammersmith, or … Continue reading

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Jesus on the Mainline – Ry Cooder

Fyling saucers – mmm no it is the dome at the Royal Albert Hall 🙂 On Wednesday night there was news that a rare appearance of the lesser spotted Ry Cooder would take place. And it happened on the stage at … Continue reading

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Time to sit down and create a plan

It feels as though I have used up all the quick wins on  the “timed” sections in Friston Forest and around Holmbury that I have been riding this summer. My times decreased as I leant the routes and got fitter as the year … Continue reading

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STATISFACTION – a mistyped word? or does it mean “statistics that give comfort”? My cycling has changed a lot this year – moving to singletrack and now singletrack that is knarly, twisty and downwards in forests and woods.  This has caused me to become … Continue reading

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Heading to Wales

After years of thinking about it …… I made it to two of the MTB Trail centres of South Wales – first up was Bike Park Wales, and then it was Afan. And then we were worn out 🙂   … Continue reading

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