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Group rides – love them or hate them?

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Group rides – love them or hate them?

Why do I use the term ‘dreaded’ in relation to what ought to be a nice, happy, social ride? Find out what group rides have taught me.

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Goals - no goals?

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Goals - no goals?

Top Tips for a bit of goal setting and motivation in 2021.

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Riding in the dark – Love it or Hate it?

Cycling training

Riding in the dark – Love it or Hate it?

When I was commuting to and from work on my donkey commuting bike, I never gave the darkness a second thought.  I’ve been wondering why that was? 

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Too cold and miserable to go out?

Cycling training

Too cold and miserable to go out?

A very good friend of mine recently posted about a 13mile run she did on a really cold, wet day last week, when it threw it down with rain all day.  That was the day when I had already wussed out of doing my scheduled training ride for exactly those reasons: cold and wet!

It was such a wake-up call to me; you get out what you put in.

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Lockdown and UK racing cancelled or postponed - What am I training for now?

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Lockdown and UK racing cancelled or postponed - What am I training for now?

The news has just come in that the remainder of the prospective Cyclocross National Trophy races have been cancelled and that the National Championships has been postponed.  This leaves us with potentially 3 months of race-free bike riding. 

So, I began to ask myself what am I really training for?

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