We are born with a body than can cope with almost anything, it’s our minds we have to convince…. AdvertisementsRead More The Journey Begins
As another Audax year draws to a close, I start to ponder on the highs and lows of the year gone past and I don’t just mean the hills! Audax is not a competition, to me it’s about personal gains and triumphs as opposed to ego fuelled pissing contests. Don’t get me wrong, in bike […]Read More ‘Tis the season to put on mudguards…
It’s been a while since my last blog and as I sit here at my keyboard pondering what to write, listening to the remnants of Storm Diane raging outside and being glad I’m not out in it, my mind turns to cycling, as it usually does! So for the non cyclists among you, prepare to […]Read More I was perched outside in the pouring rain….
I’ve noticed there a lot of blogs out there about cycling long distance and Audax which recite successful rides, these I enjoy reading very much but I’m always left wondering about those people who didn’t finish and their experiences…. well this is one of those …. namely mine! The Mile Failte is a 1200 kilometre […]Read More Close but no cigar….
They say that long distance cycling is only 20% fitness whilst the other 80% is mental fitness. That I think is true… remember storm Callum recently? Well the days that followed were wet, very wet! The Saturday in particular it pissitively possed down all day long. It was forecast so we had plenty of notice […]Read More Always finish and always finish smiling……life
This day and age we are so dependent on modern technology, we simply cannot do without the latest mobile phone or new app that will save us minutes in our day so that we can peruse social media sites for even longer. Now, before you go, ‘here we go, another anti smartphone blog’…. its not. […]Read More Get lost!
I very rarely write reviews and this isn’t one of them but I recently got a hub dynamo. I cant for the life of me think why I did not get one sooner as I don’t know how I survived this long without one! It makes life so much easier, I got one that has […]Read More To hub dynamo or not hub dynamo, that is the question….
You often hear the phrase ‘keep the wheels turning’ or to quote another cycling analogy; ‘keep the pedals turning’ in relation to the plate spinning that is life. … but why? Surely you need to stop every once in a while to have a look about? There is so much to see in the here […]Read More Stop the bus, I want to get off….