Monthly Archives: September 2011

Things I have learnt so far training for the Around the Bay ride.

An elite athlete I am not. Even when I was younger and fitter and leaner, I was always a bit of a scrapper. I have never really looked good at any sport I participated in. A lot of my acheivements … Continue reading

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Week 5 of the Round the bay training log.

Grab a comfy chair dear reader, this will be a long ride report. The week was lean as far as cycling goes. I had Monday and Tuesday off the bike as my knee was still a bit sore from the … Continue reading

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Week 4 of the Round the bay training log.

It was a very lean week last week. Just 102kms for the week. Life got in the way a little, but my Sunday long ride was cut short by mechanical problems that I will explain in a bit. I was … Continue reading

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Two Beautiful Videos of Two Beautiful Bike Builds.

The first video is from Holand Cycles in The USA. Bill Holland has been making titanium bikes since 1992. I love the laser cut patterns and carbon fibre reinforcing in the tubes on the Holland bikes. Check this out.   … Continue reading

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Week 3 of the Round the bay training log.

A slightly shorter long ride this week than last week. Shorter by about 1km in fact. It might have been shorter, but it was a hell of a lot harder. I drove up to Kiama to meet a couple of … Continue reading

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Week 2 of the Round the Bay training log.

After a pretty big week in week one for me, 196kms, I managed 179kms last week. Three mid week rides, then out for my first Century for a while. In my previous post regarding my training program, I said I … Continue reading

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