Proof Of Cycling Proficiency…

… And Age !! Here is the evidence of my cycling qualifications (Note the date at the bottom too !!!).  I uncovered it while going through some old family photos and documents recently. I had to pass this test at school so that I could ride the mile to my secondary school.  You could only…

On The Seventh Day He Rode….

Today marked the first bike ride for a week, the last one being the club ride last Saturday, exactly seven days ago.  Hence the title, a bit of a pun on a biblical quote, I hope I will be forgiven ?  It was also the first one under my new regime and very pleasant it…

Goodbye Strava..

Goodbye Strava, its been fun and I enjoyed you and the the challenges you presented.  You suited my competitive nature, even competing against myself.  I welcomed the fact that you even had an age group for over 65’s and I was mostly in the top three when comparing rides in that category and number one…

Out With Big Claud…

I fancied a bit of a ride today, not too far as I hope to go on the Team MK ride tomorrow, weather permitting.  I hit on the idea of biking over to visit my friend Cyril in Wellingborough.  A Dual purpose ride,  a) to get a few more miles in and b) to try…

Strava Gran Fondo Challenge…

On Monday morning I took the opportunity to do the above mentioned challenge ride set by Strava, the website for checking your rides and segments of rides against other cyclists.  There is an overall category, but I especially like the fact they have an age group for the over 65’s !  However this is a…