Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cross

I’ve taken part in the local cross series since I knew there was such a thing, about Junior age, so 7/8years ago and I have never owned a proper fully fledged cross bike, always an MTB with diddy tires. Until … Continue reading

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Strength in Singlespeeding

I briefly tried singlespeeding when at Uni a few years back when in hilly Bradford, was great fun. Managing to get up some steep, techy climbs and then have to do 200rpm to keep any sort of torque in the … Continue reading

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If you wake up with a ‘crick’ in your neck don’t ride your bike!

As I did. Woke up yesterday and turning my head left was damn uncomfortable. Great. Looks like a lovely crick in the neck for me! No worries though, bit of anĀ inconvenience but nothing more, or so I thought. Went out … Continue reading

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56mins of pain (mainly from kneeing trees)

As briefly mentioned in my previous post my next race aim is Keilder100 in mid September. I gave it ago last year but I wasn’t really in good enough shape to do it justice. Hoping that this year will be … Continue reading

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On the cusp

1.3% doesn’t sound like a lot, to quantify would seem marginal to some but a difference it is. If I was 1.3% quicker one Thursday I would have broke the 5hr Century barrier I was aiming for but alas, I … Continue reading

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