Tag: New Forest cycling

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…

Bike ride to Bournemouth

Teri and Tamsyn wearing cycling kits by the beach at Bournemouth.

I must admit that I was a little apprehensive before joining Teri and her colleagues for a bike ride to Bournemouth. They are all in training for a weekend of cycling in France and have been doing some serious training miles, but Teri reckoned that I’d be able to keep 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…