The gorgeous summer weather continues here. 25.5ºC yesterday which was plenty hot enough, especially for lawn mowing! 20ºC today was mouch more comfortable and lovely blue skies throughout. The sea is feeling as though summer is here and the garden is growing well. I had a busy day on Monday, starting off the day with a...Read more »
Life on two wheels.
Wow, another action packed day and on a Bank Holiday too. Open Water Swim First things first and that was to start the day with an early morning sea swim. Not too early today as it was a bank holiday but I was on the beach at Borth by 6:30am ready for a 7:00am start....Read more »
This part of the world really is the best of places to be when the sun is shining. Surf Ski Saturing started with a lovely surf ski paddle from Ynyslas, into Borth, on towards Wallog and back. A deserted beach, a calm sea, a rising sun and the best of places. I kept up a...Read more »
Come Saturday morning I was still feeling ill. No huge breakfast for me, just enough to keep me going. As Saturday is a changeover day there are no guided rides. I was still ill so Chris headed out for a little ride on his own. I opted not to ride as it was probably better...Read more »
Today started with me feeling a little ill. I decided to ride anyway and hoped I’d feel better once I got going. The plan today was to head to Urbino. Bruce joined Chris and I, and our guide was Gianmaria once again. There were a few decent climbs on the way out and I attacked...Read more »
After conquering Cippo yesterday, a recovery ride was on the cards. Quite when 54 miles with over 4000ft of climbing became a recovery day I don’t know!! I also dug deep on all of the climbs too which was probably a mistake. I usually feel sore 2 days after a hard session so I will...Read more »
The itinerary today was a ride out to and up the climb known as Cippo. This is a climb up the Carpegna mountain which has legendary status thanks to the climber Marco Pantani. He famously commented “Il Carpegna mi Basta!” – The Carpegna is enough! when asked why he didn’t do reconnaissance training trips to...Read more »