Two Big Houses…

Another ride today and another increase in distance, 72km today but no real increase in the average speed but I suppose that goes along with the increased distance, a bit of levelling out.  The ride began and ended with two big houses.  Well almost began with, about 8km after the start I went past Castle Ashby, pictured above,…

Get It Where You Can… PBP

Here are a few photos I managed to acquire of Paris-Brest-Paris Audax riders getting a bit of sleep where they can en-route.. I just heard the first riders are back in Paris having completed the 1200km in 42 hours.. while some are still just reaching or have yet to reach Brest, the turn around point..

Photo Blog Catchup…

Hi, just a quick note.. I resurrected my photo blog and have been a busy boy and just posted 6 slideshow/galleries to catch up, dating back to 2014.. you can click HERE to see them or the link in the menu bar above.. The slideshows sometimes take a few seconds to get going but you can…

Three Counties And PBP…

Well that went better than expected.. I managed an extra 16km on top my last ride.. 61km today, more than I expected and intended.. and the average speed was up by 0.3kph.. marginal gains.. Once again I was slightly reluctant to go out and even as I left I wasn’t quite sure where I was going to…

Getting Out There…

I forced myself to get out on the bike this morning after what seemed a long spell of lethargy.  It was actually eight days since my last ride.  Just lately though it has been all too easy to find an excuse not to ride.  I am not sure exactly why.  I have had a few…

Rant #1

A couple of things have really been annoying me for a while now and I need to get them off my chest… People who  when interviewed on radio or TV start their reply with an unnecessary ‘So….. ” then a pause before actually getting on to the the words they only needed to have started with anyway.. ? Another…