Back In The Bunch..

I eventually got back out for a ride with Team MK this morning.  My first group ride for over 3 weeks so for various reasons I missed six opportunities to get out for a group ride, either with the Saturday or Wednesday rides.  It was a nice day for a ride, cold and unusually a…

This Weeks Rides..

Its not been a bad week for bike rides this week.  I have managed two so far and both were substantial ones.  I also did an hour on the exercise bike indoors on Tuesday.  I still have queries about my fitness but maybe that’s just because I always seem to push myself and maybe I…

Back On The Beat…

Yesterday I went for a short quick ride, it was a little warmer so not so many clothes were required.  I decided on short hard and fast ride and concentrate on keeping my heart rate up to about 80 – 90% of maximum which is just between 140 and 150bpm for me.  My Max is…

Cafe Research…

I already referred to todays ride in the previous post but only briefly.. The reason that I gave myself for todays ride was to check out a couple of cafes as prospects for future ride destinations for team MK rides when I am leading.  We seem to have a set pattern of places we regularly…

Cold Weather Cycling…..

Today was my third ride within a week to take place in very low temperatures. All of them have been over 30 miles and although cold, mostly in sunshine under clear blue sky’s. Everywhere looks great and once the effort is made to get ready and get out it feels good too. It takes such…