Category Archives: Audax

Self sufficient cycling on pre-determined routes over specific distances. 100km 200km 300km and on they go!

Perfecting Pedalling in the Pyrenees Part 1

Standing on the platform at the Paris railway station Gare de Lyon, the conductor was having none of it. The fact that Voyages-sncf had told me I could bring my bike on the train was irrelevant. My bike was not … Continue reading

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The 500mile Cyclist

The trip to this pic is here: Tackling the North Coast 500 The Shieldaig Lodge Hotel had been the perfect reward for the previous days very hard cycling.  Being a few miles outside Gairloch introduced a bit of a warm up … Continue reading

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Good Evans – it’s Chris Hoy! A Winning Combination

The excitement of going on a bike ride (or even a meeting) with Sir Chris Hoy was too good to miss so without a moment of thought I signed up for the Evans Hoy 100 at Arley Hall Estate. How … 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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