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Achieving weight loss and sustaining energy over long rides without under eating or over eating.

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Perfecting Pedalling in the Pyrenees Part 2

Starboard Side Port side The train ride from Girona to Narbonne was stunning. There must be an engineering award for building a railway line across water that makes you feel you are actually on a boat!  It was made completely … Continue reading

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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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North Coast 500 Epilogue

As the last of the washing was hung out to dry, the reality of what had taken place began to sink in.  500 miles around the north coast of the Scottish highlands with a group of people who had been … Continue reading

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Ode to the Road

On two wheels at the Advanced Stop Line Commuting cyclists bide their time Lights at amber, it’s his turn next The car is in gear and he’s sent that text They hear the engine revving at full throttle Let’s hope they keep both their … Continue reading

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Dun Run Light October 2014

The street light flickered, casting odd shaped shadows on car roofs. The sound of footsteps on pavements could be heard as last minute shoppers scurried home to start their weekends, some with their weekend ingredients along with a good supply … 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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Tackling the North Coast 500

  The party was over, the crowds were heading home and the streets of Glasgow were a massive array of clearer-uppers putting the city back to its normal working state.  100 miles down the road, Andre Greipel and Mark Cavendish … Continue reading

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Life after the Brompton World Championships

The crowds no longer lined the streets, the raucous commentary and the box had left as  had fellow Brompton World Champions who were back in their homes across the globe, at the other end of their keyboards. Like Beatrix Potter’s Mrs … Continue reading

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Brompton World Championships 2016 – London

The sun briefly showed its face across the city. The big day had arrived, this was it. Breakfast on this special July morning, however,  could only be one thing. Porridge. All over the Capital, every kind of bicycle was being … Continue reading

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