Distance: 67km Climbing: 2000m Weather: Cloudy 22 degrees. As I heard the bagpipes (they wake up the camp, early doors, with a real, live bagpiper) for the final time, I … Continue reading Cape Epic Stage 7 Grand Finale
Distance 76km Climbing 2000m Weather: cloudy 20 degrees. Plan: Solo. Push on as able. The cool weather today was a blessing, with still a lot of climbing and my chest … Continue reading Cape Epic Stage 6
Distance: 111km Climbing: 1800m Weather: Sunny 33 degrees. Plan: Didn’t have one. A technical day, both up and down and an enormous helping of sand. Some very broken people, including … Continue reading Cape Epic Stage 4 The Queen Stage
Distance: 122km Climbing: 1800m Weather: cloudy initially at a cool 20deg then full on sunshine at 28deg. Powerful Tail wind! The finish line seemed to come too quickly today. A … Continue reading Stage 3 – the Longest Day.
The start was well under way, I rode with the pack, mashing along at silly speeds, I think it might have been Mark Richmond, event organiser, next to me in … Continue reading 3 Peaks 2016
Its all over, I didn’t think I was going to win today, then I suddenly came incredibly close to being able to do just that. I was beaten by an … Continue reading 3 Peaks Cyclocross, it was emotional.
Its been a while, busy I guess. The Lance thing was a long time ago now, seems like that never happened, though I will never forget descending flat out for … Continue reading Queen Victoria Cross and such
Its well known how dangerous it can be, cycling on the road. Big lorries, dumb drivers, careless riders, ice, all kinds of treacherous hazards. Nobody mentions the overweight adolescent female, … Continue reading Eventful Riding
The cross season is almost over, and good grief I’m looking forward to some “normal riding”. In the mean time it’s the last push towards the National CX Champs in … Continue reading A look back at 2014 Cyclocross Season
Yorkshire 3 Peaks Cyclocross How did that happen? Funny how it is difficult to see how you won an event, yet you can reel off the reasons with meticulous detail … Continue reading 3 Peaks Cyclo-Cross 2014