Tag Archives: Cycling

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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GPS tracking?

A few weeks ago I changed  from the MapMyRide App to Strava, and have now been comparing the results with those from my CatEye Stealth.  What can I report? Well the ascent “calculated” be Strava is  considerably less than that by … Continue reading

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Riding again

After a few weeks where getting out and off-road on my bike has had to take a back seat to “life”  I have been out 3 times in 4 days – twice on the South Downs and once, with Patrick, up into … Continue reading

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A good Friday

It was more than a good Friday it was a fantastic Friday – Shere pleasure! In between the rain and wind and sleet we had a day of glorious sunshine. Building on recent trips  I chose to do some more … Continue reading

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Singletrackmindedness

Saturday arrived with a chill North Easterly wind. This gave me a good excuse to head to the Surrey Hills again to hide from the wind  and continue to practice riding  the singletracks I have become rather partial to over the winter. This … Continue reading

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Statistics!

I was checking on my recent progress after my layoff,  and I decided to add up the ascending info from my MTB rides over the last 2 + months …. and was pleasantly surprised……

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3.5 miles to Eastbourne

I was glad to see the sign post at the top of the climb out of Jevington.  3.5 miles and I could stop.  Just 2.5 miles more of side wind buffeting, a steep down hill and then on to the gradually sloping … Continue reading

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