Tag Archives: Cycling

In which we prove we’re still British

This weekend was our wedding anniversary, so I planned us a cycling trip round Wine Country. What could be more romantic? A cycling weekend round Wine Country… with a small child? The Dude was desperate to come and he’s cute, … Continue reading

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Currently…

This week has been taper week. Some people hate taper week and it makes them jittery and grouchy. I love taper week, it makes me happy. I get to sleep more! I’m a great taperer. After Sunday’s tough run, I’ve … Continue reading

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‘Race’ report: The Tour de Tahoe

Last Sunday, the Husband and I cycled the Tour de Tahoe – a 71 mile ┬áride around the perimeter of Lake Tahoe. This has been something we have wanted to do ever since we first saw the gorgeousness that is … Continue reading

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Healdsburg Half Training: Week Four

This week, it all got real. Preschool started up again with two new classes of tiny people starting school for the first time ever. It went better than I’d dared hope but I was exhausted every evening and the lights … Continue reading

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Healdsburg Half Training: Week 3

This week’s training turned out to be surprisingly decent! This week I focussed on hills! So many hills! Monday – Beautiful, gorgeous, planned rest day Tuesday – 30 minute trainer ride Nope. Couldn’t get out of bed in the morning … Continue reading

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The fast boys

On Saturday, the Dude and I left the Husband to his interminable Ironman bike riding and we drove two hours north to Santa Rosa to spectate the Amgen Tour of California. We’re always partial to a bit of Pro-Cycling action. … Continue reading

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Quarter Two Goals

April is the start of Quarter Two and I’ve been thinking about my Q2 goals. The Husband’s Ironman training is going to be taking centre-stage now – it will become more and more time-consuming, so my own goals will reflect … Continue reading

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Two wheels good!

Last weekend was a big one for holidays. On Sunday it was Valentine’s Day. On Monday it was Presidents’ Day, and we all had the day off! So we got in two really fun cycling adventures. The Valentine’s Day Soul … Continue reading

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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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