Monthly Archives: January 2012

Non Pro Cycling Climbing Index (Ver 2.10)

Well, after much head scratching, blackboard time, navel contemplation, beers, long rides and oodles of discussion, the N.P.C.C.I. has been tweaked!  Apparently too many beers and not enough thinking. I have mixed up 2 different formulas I had and buggered … Continue reading

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Belgians slay the CX World Championship.

I watched the Cyclocross Worlds last night from Koksijde in Belgium. Cycling news has a great wrap up of all the races. I have to say, watching it via a web feed and having Twitter running alongside it makes it … Continue reading

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Gruppo Frazionato #1

No, I didn’t pass out on the keyboard. The phrase gruppo frazionato was just one of the terrific pieces of information I found in Pez’s article on Italian for cyclist. Here is the full meaning according to that article… gruppo … Continue reading

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Friday Video

Wish I was on a group ride with this guy next time I punctured!

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N.P.C.C.I. What is it?

After my rather hilly climb last week, I was chatting to a mate who asked how that compares to what the pros did on say the TdF. I said I imagined the pros would do what I did yesterday for … Continue reading

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2012 Climbing Goal – January 103kms

Climbing, it is bloody hard work. About a week back I decided to tackle the January part of my climbing goal (which I still haven’t completely sorted out, but there is a blog post coming with more details) by taking … Continue reading

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Ye gods, get that man a drink!

Friday video, thanks to about a dozen people on Twitter and cycling fora.

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2012, the goals ahead.

I have set myself some goals for this year on the bike. #1 : As I have done the last 2 years, I have a goal of 6000kms for the year. Not the most difficult goal to achieve, but one … Continue reading

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2011 Stats and photos.

Well, 2011 was my biggest year yet on the bike. Here are a few statistics from the year. Highlights from the year. – Around the Bay in a day, the hardest thing I have had to do on a bike. … Continue reading

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First Hundred of the year.

Went out for a crack at Cambewarra Mountain this morning with Lewy. It is about a 35km trip just to get there, a mere warm up for the pros, but for a 44 year old pushing 90+kgs, a bit more … Continue reading

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