Category: Cycling

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Welsh Cyclocross 2018 – Round 3 Aberystwyth

That was a tough race. Round 3 of the Cyclocross series for 2018 and it was my local event in Aberystwyth. That should mean a nice easy weekend, no long drives and good preparation. What I hadn’t counted on was a 7 hour hike the day before taking in some of the tougher peaks of...

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Welsh Cyclocross 2018 – Round 2, Foxley

What a race that was! I arrived at the Foxley estate to rain and what looked likely to be a very wet, very muddy day. Fortunately by about 10:30am the rain eased off so it wasn’t wet, but I was right about the mud! Which Bike? I had my usual relaxed approach to getting ready....

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Welsh Cyclocross 2018 Round 1 – Llanishen

I had something of a re-run of this weekend, doing pretty much the same as I did last year. A Thursday evening drive to my parents house, a Friday morning drive to Bude. A Friday afternoon ride around the Bude Quad cycle course and a night in the camper. Saturday was time for the Bude Awesome...

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The Heatwave Continues

Heatwave We’re getting used to this heatwave now. It’s once again 28.1ºC out there at the moment and it doesn’t even feel that hot now as we’ve seen temperatures up above 30ºC every day for the last week. Before that it was up into the mid to high 20’s for a while and we haven’t...

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GritFest 2018 – Race Report

An epic weekend of riding brought to us by GritFest 2018 – Wales’ premier gravel race Gorgeous Weather brought to us by the Welsh Summer Flawless timing and race results brought to us by Sportident New ‘Team Scimitar Endurance’  race kit thanks to Scimitar Sport Stunning Scenery brought to us by the hills, valleys, lakes,...

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Summer Continues

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...

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