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!
If I wasn’t cycling to Paris in a matter of weeks, would I spend my Sunday afternoon out riding in the pouring rain? Perhaps not! But… as it happens I am cycling to Paris, and in just a few weeks! So, when Sunday came around (a couple of weeks ago now), but along with it the… Continue reading London to Paris… on 2 wheels… Here I Come!
Distance milestones are pretty satisfying and on the 1st Sunday of June,I rode 90km (56 miles) and returned home feeling over the moon! I walked with a slight limp, but I felt great! I’ve been wanting to hit the 50 mile mark for some time now, but as with life, it’s been a case of… Continue reading Riding the Distance!
Back to cycling regularly again and loving it! Thursday was a great day on the bike; the sky was clear blue yet again and with the entire day to ourselves, my partner decided that we’d drive a few miles out of Bristol, so that I could cycle a new route. We parked at Chew Valley… Continue reading She Climbs!
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
Since starting this blog, my partner seems to think I’m suddenly some super cyclist – which if he’s read my blogs (and he says he has!) surely he would be aware – that I am not. Nevertheless he must think I’ve substantially improved, as for the first time, on Christmas Eve, I was invited to… Continue reading Cycling with the big boys!
With the evenings now dark and cold, the cosy warmth of my living room is far more appealing than the chilling winds, and mists of rain that the great outdoors has to offer. I’m therefore finding it extremely easy to just head straight home after work, curl up under my new festive blanket, pop the… Continue reading The Pain & Enjoyment of Winter Workouts!