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Big Ben to the Arc de Triomphe: Challenge complete!

A warm Wednesday morning, our third and final day, with a route that would eventually take us into Paris, was set to be another long and hot one! I felt nervous after the previous day’s struggles, but tried to channel confident thoughts as we set off. The first few km took us up and around… Continue reading Big Ben to the Arc de Triomphe: Challenge complete!

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It Doesn’t Get Easier, The Hills Just Get Steeper!

And I thought the Cheddar climb was hard! Not since those first few months last year, after I’d just been bought my road bike, when the slightest upward gradient would throw me into turmoil, have I had found cycling so damn hard! What is the quote? – “it doesn’t get easier, you just get faster”… Continue reading It Doesn’t Get Easier, The Hills Just Get Steeper!

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Spring Time – Spot the Lambs and Cyclists

Getting out on my bike has unfortunately not been a priority of late… and hence this blog has also taken a back seat. With poor weather, a new job and various other life events taking over, my bike so far this year has done more wall hanging than hill climbing. It’s the beautiful month of… Continue reading Spring Time – Spot the Lambs and Cyclists