Bugger.. It’s Friday again !

OK.. it’s Friday afternoon ..  again ! Which basically means i’m another week closer to my ride. Haven’t really had the opportunity to get enough riding in this week, what with work and stuff at home. Have managed a couple of swims, will run tomorrow, and have a...

This time next week…

Next Thursday, it’s a month to go before my ride. It’s getting scarily close, and at this point in time, i’m not sure i’m ready for it. I don’t mean the cycling part.. i think that will be ok. But it’s all the other stuff. My energy supplements arrived and weight a...

Back on the bike… again !

After the mechanical problems of last week, picked the bike up yesterday and back on it today. Now the problem is the heat… boy it’s hot ! Just hoping that things cool down a bit for my ride..  not that I want it to be cold.. but 30 degrees for 10 hours of cycling a...

Mechanical Failure !!

I thought Friday’s were supposed to be a good day.. leading up to the weekend, the sun shining… but no. Today started badly. Awake at 4am.. then on the ride in, mechanical failure on the bike. The left crank arm came off !! Luckily i was only half a mile...

Back on the bike…

So after a week not riding, and the run which killed my legs.. am back on the bike today. And it felt fantastic. Maybe the run has helped my leg fitness? Anyway.. a couple of days of riding, and another run on Saturday (plus a bike ride too).. and i’ll feel like...