Monthly Archives: April 2011

First race. First race report

So yesterday I rolled up to my first race of the season, which was the first round of the NutcrackerXC series at Gandale. I’m pretty sure I still had the big ride from Tuesday in my legs and with no … Continue reading

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Epic ride. Small write up

For the past week or so I didn’t feel that great on the bike but with a long race looming on the horizon I felt the need to see if I could go the distance on a decent length ride … Continue reading

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My 27.5lb, big wheeled race bike

Some may recoil in horror at the weight of my race bike, some may recoil at the fact its a 29er, some may recoil at both although most will probably stay suitably unsprung at these two elements of what is … Continue reading

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And so for 2011

With fitness slowly coming back and my weight slowly dropping I’ve been trying to work out what events to line up for during 2011 and I’ve come up with a list that I think makes pretty good reading. Schedule April … Continue reading

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My ability to jinx myself knows no bounds

Well just as I’ve been talking about how good I was feeling and how old injuries are sorting themselves out I go and get a nice new injury. Sods law ey? Probably not but it’s still annoying. After my successful … Continue reading

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Looking back

I know some people say ‘Don’t look back, only forward’ but bollocks to that. I personally like to reminisce from time to time and thought as the memory of my racing past is a bit all over the place that … Continue reading

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