Tag Archives: Cycling

Cycling the American River Trail

Following the success of our August overnight bike tour, the Dude has been asking to do another tour, this time with his Dad. So I willingly got planning. Our destination this time would be the American River Trail – 35 … Continue reading

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It’s Century Week!

On Saturday, I did my last long bike ride in training for the Surf City Aids Ride, my Century Ride. This Sunday, I apparently am going to cycle 100 miles. I have to admit, I’m so relieved to be done … Continue reading

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Fixing Flats

Remember that somewhat grim long ride I had a couple of weeks ago? The one with the pink running shoes, the neon coral lipgloss and, worst of all, the flat tyre I couldn’t fix and how I had to get … Continue reading

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Review: Every Woman’s Guide to Cycling

I was in a second-hand book shop the other week and stumbled on ‘Every Woman’s Guide to Cycling’ by Selene Yeager. It was $5, worth a shot so I bought it, read it and thought it might be worth reviewing … Continue reading

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Cycling the Iron Horse trail

This week the Dude and I went out for a micro-adventure –  his first ever bike tour. Before his arrival, the Husband and I were majorly into bike touring. We took a month off to cycle across Europe but we also … Continue reading

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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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