Category Archives: Mountain Biking

Unpacking both boxes and trails

Having moved house last week, this week was mostly about unpacking boxes, and settling into our new home. I also starting to unpack some of the great riding I now have on my doorstep and was able to get to … Continue reading

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Having a blast at Builth Wells

Given my last event was the Winter Challenge back in frosty January the weather for this event couldn’t have been more of a contrast. In a word gorgeous. I always enjoy the drive to Builth Wells, reminds me of driving … Continue reading

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Jedi bike skills and a return to fitness

The highlight of the week was my Padawan coaching session with Jedi (aka Tony Doyle) from UK Bike Skills, where I finally learn to clear a table top with just a hint of style. I’ve never been the fastest down … Continue reading

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Period 2 – Week 2

Plan In theory I should have started the Chris Eatough plan last week. I considered scraping the plan and going for something less rigid, but for now I’ll be trying to do as many of his workouts as I can. … Continue reading

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Base Period 1 – Week 9

Plan Original Target for this week was 7h. Had also planned to do the Wentworth50. Review The highlight of the week (given how little time I’ve spent on the bikes recently) was bizarrely coming off my bike. It was just … Continue reading

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Base Period 1 – Week 8

Plan Target this week is 7h. Should have been getting the base miles in. Review Given the mess last week, decided to take things really easy and do no commuting this week. The one ride was on the Sunday giving … Continue reading

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Base Period 1 – Week 7

Plan Original target was only 3.5h. Rest week. Review Well I well and truly messed this up. After riding Saturday and Sunday, I decided it would be a good idea to carry on and ride to work. Don’t worry I … Continue reading

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Base Period 1 – Week 3

Plan Going to take it easy at the beginning of the week, will have a big meeting on Tuesday, so will save riding for Wednesday and Thursday. Will try and do 4 x 1:15 sessions, to take me up to … Continue reading

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