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Turbo Upgrades

The broken fence panels in my garden have travelled further than I’ve managed on my bike (outdoors) over the last few weeks. The weather has been atrocious, with high winds battering the area I live in. The open nature of the top of the…

A New Nemesis

Those who have read this blog before will have heard me mention the ‘Nasty Little Rise’. It is a Strava segment that I encounter on pretty much every ride from my house if I turn right at the end of my road rather than…

These Were Taken A Year Apart….

I think we can safely say that I’ve got a bit fitter, but also a bit older!  

Fat Blokes In The Press

Those lovely people at the Rainbow Trust have been busy on the PR front. Our story appeared in several local papers and their websites over the past few days It’s great to know that what we’ve done can reach beyond the money that we…

A New Addition To The Club

When we left for Paris it was with some trepidation due to my wife being 8 months pregnant. I would never have said it but I was almost certain that my new son or daughter was going to arrive while I was halfway across…

Day 4 – The Road To Paris

We set off fairly early yesterday morning for the final leg of our mini tour, leaving our hotel in Beauvais at around 7:15am. As soon as we stepped foot out of the door it started to rain so rain coverings were donned and we…

Day 2 And Day 3

I’m writing this from a hotel room in Beauvais at the end of our third day. ‘Where’s day 2?’ I hear you cry. Well, I’ll tell you. Day two was horrific, il pleut…..a lot! I was soaked through at lunchtime and really not loving…