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Chipping Sodbury Sportive

This is the first time we have ridden the Sodbury Sportive as a team, Matt and Pete had ridden it before and had a target of less than 2 hours to complete the 30 miles. (target set) I wanted a … Continue reading

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General ride updates

As I no longer do my own blog, I thought that I should probably start doing the blog here again, so from now on I’ll be posting short updates of what the Bedminster Riders are doing. The next event we … Continue reading

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Brass Monkeys Rnd 2. Tunnel Hill

Hi all, I know it’s been a while since I last posted here, but since then I’ve done a few races and a number of training rides. One ride was a Strava Challenge to ride at least 79 miles in one ride, … Continue reading

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Stans No Tubes Oktoberfest

Its unusual for me to be racing on a Saturday so the whole weekend felt a little weird, I kept thinking that I would have to go to work the next day. This time the race was local so I … Continue reading

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Bristol Bikefest – race

This years Bristol Bikefest was held in Ashton Court as per normal, it follows the groomed trails for the most part and covers a little over 5 miles per lap. The weather in the week running up to the weekend … Continue reading

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Saddle Skedaddle Spring Series Round 4

Another fantastic race by the Gorrick / Saddle Skedaddle people. As per normal it was an early start so that Harry could get there in time to start his race at 09:00. We arrived in plenty of time for him … Continue reading

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Saddle Skedaddle Rnd 3 – Crowthorne

As usual today started early with a 5:30 alarm call so that Harry and I could be at Brads for around 6:15 – 6:30. We get everything ready the evening beforehand, so all we have to do is have breakfast, … Continue reading

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Saddle Skedaddle Round 2 – Swinley Forest

It was a set to be a really early start Sunday morning. My alarm was set for 5am so I hoping to get an early night, that wasn’t to be though. I had a call from Jennie asking me to … Continue reading

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Team Ride

The whole team managed to ride together today, starting from the car park in Leigh Woods, rather than the usual Ashton Court start. We started off with a half loop of Leigh Woods, which was really busy. We couldn’t really … Continue reading

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Brass Monkeys Rnd 3 – Done

That was the last round of a 3 race series. Brass Monkeys is the Winter series through the Gorrick Mountain Biking Events. I’ve always found the racing they organise very professional and aimed at the XC scene. they might be … Continue reading

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