Tag: cyclist

Easter Excursions

As parts of Europe begin to emerge slightly from lockdown, here in the UK we are continuing to follow the guidelines put in place by the Government some weeks back. It doesn’t look like that is going to change, for the next few weeks… Continue Reading “Easter Excursions”

Strange Days

I’m sitting here looking out of my lounge window. Not that strange in itself but I’m currently sitting at my dining room table, pretending to work from home. While the Covid-19 pandemic was gathering pace around the globe we were right in the middle… Continue Reading “Strange Days”

See You On The Other Side…..

The ever worsening situation surrounding the Covid-19 virus has been the main story for every news broadcast, paper and online media platform. We’ve seen incredibly sad images from around the globe of people losing their lives to this aggressive virus. It came as no… Continue Reading “See You On The Other Side…..”

2020 Vision

Happy New Year! A bit late, I know, but the sentiment is there. I had a very quiet New Year’s Eve, a takeaway and a film with the Mrs while the boys were safely tucked up in bed (I can wholeheartedly recommend Rocketman as… Continue Reading “2020 Vision”

Boxing Day Bonanza!

Firstly, Happy Christmas! Hope you all had a lovely day with your nearest and dearest. I guess it is sod’s law that Christmas Day, the day when I had no time to ride, had the most wonderful blue skies and winter sunshine. Plus it… Continue Reading “Boxing Day Bonanza!”

The Weight-ing Game

At the end of October, while I was going through the various health checks to determine the extent of my asthma, the nurse asked me to step on the scales. 85.1kg the digital display flashed back at me. I knew I was overweight but… Continue Reading “The Weight-ing Game”

Winter IS Coming….I Think!

I guess I should have seen it coming. In the weeks following spending £600 on a new smart trainer we’ve had some of the best Sunday ride weather in any November that I can remember! You can tell that winter is on its way… Continue Reading “Winter IS Coming….I Think!”

(Turbo) Train In Vain

I’ve always been an outdoors person, from my childhood days of playing football in the park till there was no light left to my present day excursions on my bike, I’ll always prefer to be outside in the fresh air. My boys are the… Continue Reading “(Turbo) Train In Vain”

The Stage Is Set

When I look back over the last few years I’m always pretty shocked about how much I’ve accomplished on a bicycle. From the London to Brighton and London to Paris to the Ride London I’ve completed things that, 10 years ago, would have been… Continue Reading “The Stage Is Set”

Icarus Part II

So, a few weeks ago I went to the doctors to talk to him about my breathing. His initial thoughts were ‘exercise induced asthma’ so he prescribed me a Salbutamol inhaler, he also gave me a peak flow meter and asked me to measure… Continue Reading “Icarus Part II”