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Training ride in the New Forest

Flat lay of cycling kit with the text 'Training ride in the New Forest'

After a series of conferences on Fridays, I finally had a Friday free to go on a training ride. It was much needed as I’ve got Castle to Coast sportive triathlon and RideLondon within the next month. I’ve not spent enough in the saddle this year. I’ve also been struggling Read more…


Swim, run, bike – my weekend in that order

Woman swimming underwater.

The weekend didn’t get off to a great start. I felt exhausted by Friday evening, but Stuart had booked for us to go for a swimming assessment, so I had to find some motivation. I’m glad I did as I fitted in a sort-of triathlon of swim, run, bike. Swimming Read more…


Tiring training weekend

On Thursday evening, I was excited about trying out my new wetsuit at Lakeside. However, a series of minor disasters (including leaving my phone at work and finding that the building code wouldn’t let me in) meant that I almost didn’t make it. By the time I arrived at the Read more…


A PB, +50% on a ride and a trip to the velodrome

RunBritain progress graph from a low of 27.5 to a current high of 16.5

Last weekend, I had a massive weekend with a parkrun, two bike rides and a visit to Calshot velodrome. parkrun preparation It started on Friday with a leaving party for a work colleague, which involved being out late at the pub and some karaoke. (As usual, no alcohol for me, Read more…