Monthly Archives: June 2013

Oradour and Back

Well here we go Dave has finally got his bike out and suggested a ride with Ludovic who lives opposite Lin’s parents. Not quite sure what I was in for, Dave road Lands End to John O’Groats as part of … Continue reading

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Cycle Training

Today was the first French training ride following servicing of the bike by Certini. New Cassette, chain, brake blocks and cables plus general service all for under £90,they are certainly doing their best to support me. Well the ride just … Continue reading

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Charlotte

When I suggested Charlotte join us she was full of enthusiasm and we started attending Cycle Fit training at St. Mellion, but as the reality dawned there was a little reluctance/lack of confidence creeping in.However, a weekend and 3 rides … Continue reading

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Walking

When planning training for the different challenges I have always considered Wednesday Walkers to be a pleasant interlude with friends to enjoy Dartmoor. This last winter was particularly wet but with a fine week last week things were looking up … Continue reading

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Sponsorship

What is sponsorship? It seems to me it should be help provided to ordinary people to enable them to complete extraordinary things! However, that does not seem to be the case when you look at some bike and outdoor companies … Continue reading

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Support

When undertaking any challenge it is always important to have a support network. Mine of course is the family but key to it all is Kath, who although she declared I was mad, is supporting me all the way. She … Continue reading

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Challenge65

Well its time I got this Blog running again. September 2014 sees me reach the landmark age of 65 and reflecting on this I realised that there were still targets I had not yet met. Some go back over 20 … Continue reading

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