Author Archives: NaffJudge

About NaffJudge

I like to ride bikes

All quiet on the Western front

No wars going on, as such, just not too much worth blogging about. I did have a fight with a cars bumper followed by the floor a few weeks ago mind. They were very much victorious in this fight, although … Continue reading

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It’s about the journey and the taking part that counts

Trying to explain to a non-event partaker who knows me about how I entered a race, didn’t finish but still really enjoyed the weekend seems to confuzel them and to be fair, it did with me for a little bit. … Continue reading

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Divine Intervention (Enduro6 write up)

So yeah, that knee issue I’ve been banging on about; well, long and short of it, it ain’t right but it would seem I can single-speed without aggravating it – Winner. About the time that I realised this I also … Continue reading

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Broken Knee + Belly = Form

I remember a few years ago reading a story about a pro Belgium cyclist on Sean Kelly’s team, a name somewhere along the line of Eki Brussels*. Names not important, what I remember reading was that although a man of … Continue reading

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Dead knee

As per title really. Managed to destroy my left knee a few weeks ago. Rather annoyingly, I’m almost certain it was caused from exercises I started doing intended to make them stronger! It’s right behind the patella and feels tight … Continue reading

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What does victory taste like? A cola Wham bar.

From the outset I must state I didn’t take victory in the conventional sense (”coming first”) but I, as did 300 other lucky souls did win by the sheer fact we were taking part in quite a unique event with … Continue reading

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First win since 2006

and it was on a single speed. This will be repeated in 2013. More info to follow 🙂

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525 in 7

525miles in 7days. Pleased with that effort. Most I’ve ever managed to do in that time frame, so yeah, happy. Rode 3 centuries during the week. The first one where I decided to try and go for sub5hr time but … Continue reading

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Room for improvement

Took part in my first proper cross race (as in 60min and part of winter series. Not as in cold, wet and miserable) in many years for Round3 of CXNE yesterday and got my head kicked in. After straightening my … Continue reading

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Kielder 100. The fear to fart*

DNFs are rubbish and as such Kielder100 was again on my radar this season. I wanted a decent ride and trained as such. Pretty structured sessions (for me, anyway), mixing it up, a lot more intense stuff than usual trying … Continue reading

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