Tuesday 27th April, Ride And Other Thoughts

Lovely ride out this morning into Bedfordshire, a variation on previous routes but the same area.  39.5 miles and I must finally be getting fitter.  Was not a pressure ride, out to enjoy the weather and countryside but still averaged 16.2 mph including stops for photo opportunities.  Not bad for a 67 year old I…

Sunday April 25th

End of another week and the start of the last one before my trip to the French Alps.  135 miles this week, 420 for the month so far.  I need another 112 miles before May 3rd to reach my 1700 mile target set at the beginning of the year.  I should make that OK as…

Thursday Bike Ride

Had a great ride this morning, 3 hours around Bedfordshire in spring sunshine and just for a change, very little wind.  It was a pleasure to be out in it.  Thats how it should always be.. riding around the country roads, just hum of the bike tyres and the sound of birds, and heat of…

Test OK.

Well that seemed to work OK.  It takes you to the current posting and you can click on the blog heading to get all the postings..  That could save typing everything 3 times..  I will await reader responses..

Two Weeks and Counting..

Its been a while again, apologies for absence.  My Alpine trip is getting  very close now.  At least I have been able to get quite a few miles in my legs recently, albeit still in cold weather and not the heat and shorts wearing weather I was hoping for by now. I exceeded my 450 …

Countdown To The Alps Has Started

A month from tonight I should be camping on a site somewhere near to the lake at Annecy all being well.   A one night stop over on the way to Bourg d’Oisans at the foot of Alpe d’Huez.  The time sure has come around quickly. I have several lists compiled of stuff to take and…