Tagged: Isle of Man

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Isle of Man Extremities

Another glorious day on the Isle of Man – sunshine, blue skies, a cold wind, 4°C and snow-lined roads. I made an early start and headed out for a bike ride whilst Anna and Morgan had breakfast. My ride took me through Colby and into Port St Mary, along the coast road into Castletown and...

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Geocaching on empty in the Isle of Man

After a long day and night travelling to the Isle of Man we didn’t want to waste a day of our holiday catching up on sleep, so we had breakfast when we arrived at Anna’s Mums and then headed off for a day out. We had a geocache or two planned, the sun was shining...

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A Long Drive to Heysham

We’ve just arrived in the Isle of Man after a long day travelling on Wednesday. I had a meeting in Aberystwyth in the morning and then went for a run before we started travelling up. My run went surprisingly well considering the fact that I’m not feeling at all like a ‘triathlete’ at the moment....

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Isle of Man End2End Photos

Anna found some photos of me online from the recent Isle of Man End2End Mountain Bike Race – SO here they are. Most are from the Southern Chronicle, the one of me crossing the grassy field was posted to Picassa by someone.

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Isle of Man 2012

Phew, I think we’ve just about caught up after our whistle stop visit to the Isle of Man. The main reason for visiting the island this year was to attend the wedding of Andy and Natalie, but as the wedding fell on the same weekend as the Isle of Man End2End mountain bike race I...

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Isle of Man End2End 2012 Photos

Whilst I was out riding the Isle of Man End2End on Sunday, Anna and Morgan were out there driving from one end of the island to the other trying to spot me as I rode past. The were also manning the camera and got a whole load of shots of riders as they flew past them....

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Isle of Man End2End 2012 – Race Report

I hadn’t really intended to do the Isle of Man End2End MTB Race this year. I’ve been concentrating on Triathlons instead and have therefore hardly been out on a Mountain Bike at all. However, we had been invited to a family wedding on the island on Saturday Sept. 8th and the Isle of Man End2End...

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Manx End2End Preparations

As per usual my next ‘race’ has come around sooner than anticipated – The Isle of Man End2End Challenge take place this weekend. It’s a 75km mountain bike race from the Northern tip of the Isle of Man to the Southern tip with plenty of big hills in between. I’m not actually ‘racing it’ and...

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