Category Archives: Keeping Fit

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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Back on the South Downs

For the last few weeks I have had a spell of Singletrackmindedness – repeatedly exploring the myriad of paths in the Surrey Hills, sometimes as a guide (Al, Mart and Patrick at different times) and sometimes solo and tagging along. … Continue reading

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Dodging the rain clouds

I know it is some months since my last post – and much has happened –  I have written many posts in my head – maybe some will come out.. Anyway the day before yesterday my doc told me  I … Continue reading

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A change of scenery – sans MTB – family gathering to walk a mountain

A few words to explain a lack of words over the last few weeks – if that makes sense. This is Snowdon – where we had a mass family gathering to remind ourselves we aren’t as young as we were … Continue reading

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Spring is coming!

I woke up early on Saturday morning and made straight for the Downs with my MTB on the car roof. It is nice now the days are getting longer, the sun appears more frequently and the wind is less vicious. What … Continue reading

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Tea and chocolate biscuits

I have just about survived my first full week of being back at work, commuting again to London. I have also been living with my first pair of vari-focal glasses which is a challenge. One good thing I have found … Continue reading

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Yeah – out on my bike again after what seems a million years

Last Tuesday I started working again after 6 months off – and consequently I have lost the luxury of riding when I want. But actually I think I enjoyed getting out yesterday all the more for it – although my … Continue reading

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