Category Archives: South Downs

Out Again – AHOR:02

Still feeling OK with no after effects after yesterdays ride I took the opportunity to pedal the bridleways of the South Downs again late this morning. Yesterdays ride was fairly short with an undulating vertical profile.  Today I wanted to get a longer … Continue reading

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Cycle safety or One year and one day after I almost killed myself (accidently)

Several things this week have made me think about cycle helmets and cycle safety. And I hope you don’t mind me sharing them with you. i) 4 times in the last week cars have cut me up while cycling to … Continue reading

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A bit further and a bit longer

The sky looked as thick as pea soup as I approached the South Downs late this morning – I carried on driving down to the coast, parking on the border of Hove. OK I thought I will have a low … Continue reading

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My power link absconds in the middle of a quagmire

Today sun came out again so I headed for the South Downs.   This time I started at the Jack and Jill car park and explored the tracks between Ditchling Beacon and the Chattri. Many people had the same idea … Continue reading

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Contrasts – more slippery slidy off road cycling on the South Downs

:)) The sun came out on Saturday 😦 The sun didn’t come out on Sunday :)) But hey ho it didn’t matter that it was rather windy and grey  – it was great to be out two days on the … Continue reading

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Muddy cycling

It was 4 weeks ago I last got out on my off-road bike. Things and the horrid weather just seem to get in the way. So I was quite chuffed this morning when I saw the sun shining and the … Continue reading

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Slippin’ and Slidin’ – back on my MTB

I guess I was really lucky to get the first job I applied for after 6 months of “retirement”. And even luckier for it to be one of the most interesting and challenging jobs I have been involved in.  The … Continue reading

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