Hard Riding

It was the first dry day since last Saturdays ride and quite a bit warmer too, but still not warm at all if you know what I mean?  I took myself out on what I knew would be a hard ride as I selected a hilly route.  Although its not that hilly around here it…

Todays Ride / No, Its Rip Off Britain

I went on the Team MK training ride this weekend.  I was a bit dubious about my fitness after seven days off the bike since my last ride.  The absence was due to a short break on the Jurassic coast in Dorset.  I was revisiting an area that I hadn’t really visited properly for about…

Back to Blighty…

For those of a younger persuasion and the non Brits I should first explain that Blighty is a word first used in the First World War by the soldiers to describe good old Britain. Whilst not a war zone where I was in Annecy it was certainly a violent one for a few hours.  Fortunately…

Annecy Bike Rides..

A brief description follows of my bike rides during my weeks stay at lake Annecy in the French Alps.  I have put them all together in one posting rather than several individual posts.  Some of the ride locations can be identified from this photo map of the lake.  I have also shown the ride profile…

Murder At Lake Annecy..

No, not the title of an Agatha Christie book but an event that took place near me on my visit to France last week. I am sure any UK and probably other European readers will be aware of the events that took place last week near to the shores of Lake Annecy in France.  But…