Monthly Archives: March 2006

Standing in the rain/Facing Izoard

Went out on Tuesday inbetween the cloudbursts and managed to get soaked and frozen. It was sunny when I left the house but grim and wet by the time I got home. I headed out to Richmond to try and … Continue reading

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I made it round!

A full four laps in the steady group, without getting dropped. Yes, we got lapped by two groups, although we may have unlapped ourselves from the second on the final stretch, but I made it round without having to do … Continue reading

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A quick 50km and then home

As you can see the site has got a fancy new colour scheme to it, which I have spent the whole of yesterday tinkering with. Which is my excuse for having not written this week so far. On Sunday, still … Continue reading

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Into the storm

It was blowing in all directions today, making the 8 laps (8×11=88 + 8 each way there and back = 96 km) hard work which I’m paying for now. According to the various weather reports the wind was up to … Continue reading

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Dirty miles done cheap

After all the hemming and hawing over the weather I made a break for it last night and headed out to the park at dusk. The gates are shut to cars from nightfall making it an ideal time to get … Continue reading

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Rain, rain go away…

Finally, I have nothing to concentrate on other than getting in the miles and have more than enough time to do so. Which would be why the weather has decided to turn exceptionally wet. Oh hang on, the downpour outside … Continue reading

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Harder, faster, stronger

Got out yesterday with London Dynamo and Rhyddid and got in a grand total of around 70 miles. So I’m feeling a bit better and back on top of the mileage. Went out with the slow/steady group which got a … Continue reading

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Rough patch and the plan

Anyone starting to get panicky yet about it? I’m having a rough patch with training and not getting in enough miles due to work/weather combination – I’m down to about 50 miles a week but did manage a 50 miler … Continue reading

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