Come Backs..

In the aftermath of last Mondays ride I had to endure another five days lay off from cycling and I am now on a course of antibiotics.  I did go for a steady 50km ride this morning, a bit shorter than last Mondays debacle but the conditions were similar, cold and windy.  I am still…

100.5km Lumpy Loop…

I was back out on the road again today on a ride I planned last night.  I was feeling the need for some extra miles and longer rides are the the way to do it.  Miles in the legs are more important than short fast ones at this stage, in my case anyway.  My chosen…

Its That Time Again Time..

Time for more catch ups time.. But not quite so many this time, just a weeks worth, I am definitely improving !! First ride of this week was a brief trip out on Tuesday.  The correct chainring for the Ribble  bike arrived around lunchtime.  I fitted it first thing and by the time I had…

Team MK Ride, Castle Ashby

This weeks ride was to Castle Ashby, just into Northamptonshire and only about 6 miles from my home.  However, club rides being what they are its never that simple. Adrian the ride leader had planned a route out via Olney and then looping round  via Harrold, Bozeat and Grendon to the The Buttery at Castle Ashby…

Morning Ride Into Northamptonshire

I took myself off on another ride this morning.  Quite a cold morning, temperature around 14C (57F).  It took a while to get warmed up but as the route is quite soon into some climbs not too long.     I rode out via Ravenstone and Stoke Goldington to Salcey Forest.   Then on through Hartwell…