Brickhills Challenge 2013… And It Was !!

Yesterday I rode the annual Brickhills Challenge, a local sportive in aid of charity.  Challenge by name and challenge by nature it was this year for sure. The weather forecast for the day wasn’t good and unfortunately it was pretty accurate. I left home about 7:45am and arrived at the start before the opening of…

Three Counties Ride..

Todays ride was a much better experience than Tuesdays.. the sun was shining from the start for one thing.. nevertheless I wore all the clothes I should have worn the other day.  It wasn’t that warm despite the sun It was another 50 miles in my legs before the Brickhills Challenge on Sunday.  I did…

Saunter to Sulgrave..

My first ride for eight days today.. It wasn’t meant to be that way.  My last ride was a week ago yesterday (Monday) and I had intended to fit another one in later in the week before a weekend trip to Devon to visit relatives.  While there I hoped to do a loop on Dartmoor…

Three More Rides….

Grafham, 30th September A solo ride round one of favourite routes.  One of the deciding factors when selecting a route for me is the wind direction for the return leg.  This was what decided me on this route.  Whilst the outgoing ride was going to be tough I always had the return leg to look…