Monthly Archives: October 2006

At last, the end of summer

I was beginning to worry that it would never happen, as I rolled down my arm wamers on the way home on Monday night, but finally the ridiculously mild weather has come to an end. No doubt my decision to … Continue reading

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Back in training

With a sigh and a wince it was out the back again for me as I re-acquainted myself with Saturday morning training sessions in Richmond Park with London Dynamo, the club of which I am a member. I joined the … Continue reading

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Etape du Tour 2007

Well they’ve announced it and, with a strange sense of inevitability, I have already emailed the charity I rode for last year to do it again. It looks even tougher that the 2006 edition I failed to finish but I … Continue reading

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L’Etape du tour 2007

Well they’ve announced it and, with a strange sense of inevitability, I have already emailed the charity I rode for last year to do it again. It looks even tougher that the 2006 edition I failed to finish but I … Continue reading

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Seasonal disorders

I was hoping to post about racing at Eastway today. Unfortunately my health wasn’t so keen on that. My back/hip trouble is back and taking no prisoners and I’ve still not shifted the remnants of the flu that put me … Continue reading

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New bag!

Finally my bag that I ordered from Bagaboo has arrived! Handmade by the lovely Tamas to my specification around their standard messenger bag it looks absolutely gorgeous and feels so comfortable – and that’s without having broken it in. So … Continue reading

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Rapha Sportwool jersey

It’s probably the item of cycling gear that I get the most use out of all year round. I bought it last year in late November and have been using it constantly since then. Yes, it’s pricey but it’s also … Continue reading

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It’s Millar time again

Here’s a clip of David Millar bagging the UK 4000m pursuit title: http://one.revver.com/watch/73699/format/flv/affiliate/0 I’m glad to see him showing his class on the track after his excellent showing at the World Championships, in particular in the road race.

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Autumn, it’s here at last!

I put on an extra layer against the chill this morning. Did I put on any gloves though? Did I bollocks, so nicely chilled hands tried to battle with the lock when I got to work. I nearly collected a … Continue reading

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