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Brass Monkeys Round 2

Round 2 of is now done. This didn’t start well though! I arrived at Brads house around 07:15 only to find that he was ill and therefore wouldn’t be joining us (Pete, Harry & me) for this race… So the … Continue reading

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Brass Monkeys – round 1

This years round one of brass monkeys is over, thank god! That was a tough race, and i think we all need to do some more long rides. We started off well and were all together for a while, Pete … Continue reading

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Training – alt route to Bath

Another great early morning ride. It started of a little cold on the old lungs but soon warmed up as the sun got higher. My speed is increasing a little week on week, I have this route down to 1:27 … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean

FoD enduro was a few weeks ago now, it was a wet muddy and I’d like to say miserable day, but miserable it was not. It was really muddy, from the sticky bike clogging, gear munching heavy stuff to the … Continue reading

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TORQ in Your Sleep 12:12

TORQ in Your Sleep was yet another fabulously organised event by the Gorrick team and title sponsor TORQ. We had decided to compete in this race as 2 teams, 2 male pair teams, Matt and Pete as 1st team, Brad … Continue reading

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Bontrager Twentyfour 12

Well it’s been a few weeks now since we competed in the Bontrager Twentyfour 12 race in Plymouth. We opted for our team to compete in the 12 hour instead of the full 24 hour, like last year. This was … Continue reading

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CRC MTB Marshbrook

A good weekend had by all at the CRCMTB Marathon – Marshbrook. Brad, Myself and my son travelled up on Saturday afternoon and meet with our older brother Alan, who had travelled over on Friday evening with his wife (Anna) … Continue reading

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Wooton-Under-Edge Triathalon prep

It’s 1 day before the W-U-E Triathalon. Alan (last years’s winner), Mike and I went for a spin around the bike course today. We headed out from the pool and cycled the whole route. It was a steady pace, which … Continue reading

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Ritchey Bike Fest – Ashton Court, Bristol

Well, that was an interesting race. I thought that we were going to be in for a hot dry day, as Saturday was hot. How wrong I was! I woke early Sunday morning as I hadn’t prepared any of my … Continue reading

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Saddle Skedaddle Race 4 & 5

First up I must apologise for not blogging as much as I should have. They were both were Saddle Skedaddle ones. The penultimate race was a bit of a bit of a failed race. The opening lap for Brad and … Continue reading

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