Daily Archives: March 29, 2016

A Day in the Country 19 02 16

The joy of discovering what’s on your doorstep becomes a totally different adventure when starting from other peoples front doors, particularly when it means being in another city. Marylebone Station may be a stones throw from Marylebone Road but it has … Continue reading

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Pedal Up and Sugar Out

Flicking the remote from one channel to another, half focussing on what to watch and half focussing on whether my recent chocolate purchases had been discovered by someone who would destroy them (rather than watch me eat them), were for … Continue reading

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Audax No 1 in The Bag

“Why don’t you take up cycling?” asked a friend. “You’ll have much more fun than going to the gym” he said. Who could have imagined what an impact it would have on my life? A massive career change, a Brompton to … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans Unfolded

As the alarm sounded out, porridge was already being heated up. The intake of additional carbohydrates (although probably not enough) the night before did not include sugar but (thanks to Sarah Wilson and her book I Quit Sugar) with my knew … Continue reading

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200km DIY Audax Across (nearly) Four Counties

New challenges and curiosity about all things cycling took me to Maidenhead (Berkshire) for the start of a DIY Audax 200km. This would be my longest ride that had a time limit.   A friend, also known as Bob, had plotted … Continue reading

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The Fridays go to Southend on a Thursday 24 03 16

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The rain had stopped, leaving twinkly reflections of nighttime London light and life in and out of the gutter puddles. A pub door opened and boozy banter filled the cold and silent air. Further down the road a dog was … Continue reading

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Springtime on a Sunday London Ride 13 03 16

Preparations for any ride begin with fuel and weather in order to make decisions on what to eat and what to wear. My recent journey on the I Quit Sugar diet has been such an eye opener. Stocking up on the … Continue reading

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