Tag Archives: Cycling

Lessons from a Lexa

On Saturday, I went out for my long ride of the week – 60 miles. I’d done 60 miles about a month ago but hadn’t cycled that much since due to summer, so whilst I was pretty confident I could … Continue reading

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If it doesn’t challenge you…

On Instagram recently I saw one of those ‘inspirational’ quotes. Usually I roll my eyes but this one made me think a little. If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you. Much as I hate to say it, the … Continue reading

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Century Ride Training: May and June

This is still a running blog. Really! But it’s masquerading as a cycling blog at the moment. Sorry, bear with me! One more cycling post and then I’ll talk running for a bit, I promise. Because I’m training for my … Continue reading

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Respecting the distance!

This week was another good week of training – my second good week in a row, and I definitely feel like there’s been a shift and things are good again! I think a few things have contributed to this – motivation … Continue reading

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Mountain Towns and Summer Plans

Thanks to everyone for your sympathy and virtual hugs as I moaned last week about not loving running right now! Lots of wisdom in those comments, I really appreciated it! Last week was a BIG week for me as I … Continue reading

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The horrors of cycling apparel

To celebrate me finishing my first semester of ECE studies yesterday, I signed me and the Husband up for what will be our first century ride – excluding his Ironman exploits, of course! We’re doing the Surf City Aids Ride … Continue reading

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Our epic bike trip

The post below is a repost of something I wrote back in 2012, just after I started the blog when basically only my Mum was reading it. A few of you may have read it since (in which case, come … Continue reading

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Adventures with Margarita

By Friday, I had got enough study done to be able to take the morning off. I was planning to go for a run, but then I realized what I  really wanted to do was cycle. My lovely birthday bike, … Continue reading

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This is 40

Totally NOT a running post, this. Totally about me. Actually, it’s totally about the Husband, who, despite his own confession of ‘not being a planner’ planned the most amazing weekend for me. Please excuse the photo-vomit. I’ll try to control … Continue reading

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Kaiser Half Training: Week 10

This week was Distance Week. Long Run week. Three long runs in 6 days. Maybe unwise but so far, so good. I missed Week 9’s long run so I’d run those 12 miles on Tuesday. I’d run Week’s 10’s 14-mile long … Continue reading

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