Tag: bicycle

A Zwift Tour

The weather recently has been pretty horrible and that, coupled with a shortage of time, has meant that not many miles have been covered on my bike. I have a turbo trainer that lives in my shed and have been doing some HIIT workouts… Continue Reading “A Zwift Tour”

A Guide To My Bike Cleaning Kit

I realise that I may be in the minority but I actually really enjoy cleaning my bike. As a kid I would spend more time in my parents’ garage taking my bike apart and cleaning it than out on the road riding it. I… Continue Reading “A Guide To My Bike Cleaning Kit”

An Update On Sponsorship 

In the time honoured tradition of post payday emails requesting sponsorship for various charity events, I sent mine out today. It’s always a little thrill when the Just Giving notification pops up on my phone and today was no different until I realised that… Continue Reading “An Update On Sponsorship “

Hills, Thrills & Lovely Cake

For the first time we managed to get together and get out on our bikes. We set out with the intention of covering some 25 miles, including a few hills and a stop for coffee! Warlingham and out into the Surrey/Kent border is a… Continue Reading “Hills, Thrills & Lovely Cake”

I Have A New Bike…. Well, Almost!

I got back on a bike in January 2014 after around 20 years of not being on one. I’d given up smoking the previous October and I was determined to get a bit fitter so, to have a goal, I signed up for the… Continue Reading “I Have A New Bike…. Well, Almost!”

Clips, Slips and Countryside

The start to my reacquaintance with my bike was a punctuated by a week abroad in Corfu. I’d managed a 11 mile ride the week before we went away so I was itching to get out this weekend, though Saturday’s weather suggested that might… Continue Reading “Clips, Slips and Countryside”

Confirmation!

So I got a call from Danielle at Skyline Events today, confirming that we are definitely on the list to participate in next year’s event. I have to say, a little surge of adrenaline went through me when she said we were on it….… Continue Reading “Confirmation!”

The First Post

The Fat Blokes – Iain & Adam So we’ve done it. Two slightly podgy nearly 40somethings have signed up to do the London To Paris bike Ride in 2017. I’m filled with both excitement and trepidation in equal measure but we have a year… Continue Reading “The First Post”