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Gravel Bike Riding at Coed y Brenin

Jacqui and Cliff, friends from the world of Quadrathlon were staying just north of Dolgellau this week. They were here to take part in the Hurly Burly swim up the Mawddach estuary. Unfortunately the swim was cancelled due to the weather, but we didn’t let the rain stop us from going out for a gravel...

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Hectic Travel Plans for Anna

Anna’s Mum (who lives on the Isle of Man) has been in hospital in Manchester for a few days, so Anna had been on standby to collect here from the hospital and escort her home once she was discharged. Anna got that call on Monday afternoon and so left work and jumped on the train...

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Cyclocross 2019 – Rnd 4, Llandysul

Another weekend, another round of the Welsh Cyclocross series and with wet weather all week in the lead up to it things were looking decided ‘cyclocrossy’. In other words, rain, mud, sweat, blood and tears were likely, along with additional lashings of mud! As the Llandysul round was the nearest of the series to home...

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Monday Morning Waves

It’s not exactly training but when there are waves about it would be rude not to go out for a little play. Lots of life out there at the moment as well with huge bait balls being dive bombed by gannets and gulls and even a guy out fishing from a surfboard.

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Cyclocross 2019 – Rnd 3, Foxley Estate

Well, that was a tough race. I’m not even sure if I enjoyed it or not!! Round 3 this year was at the Foxley Estate which is always quite a technical and difficult course but usually leads to come good racing. It had rained quite a bit overnight and throughout the morning so things were...

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September Speed Session

Well, that was a quick windsurf session. Quick as in high speed, and quick as in short-lived too. With 40+ knot offshore winds, choppy waters and speeds over the water in excess of 30 knots there was just too much potential for injury. Morgan is already out of action thanks to two broken toes, I...

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