Category Archives: Ramblings

Black Mountains, 24th November

Fab ride but hard work over an entire day. One climb in particular would probably be unridable even in the summer. OS Map here. Photos here

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Malvern Ride Feb 2013

Tony & I set off last Sunday for a Malvern ride with Rob, the local boy who we thought was going to guide us around a quick 2 hour loop. 4 hours later and frozen we returned totally wiped out … Continue reading

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Scary discovery!…

So this morning I mentioned that there was some “play” in my rear suspension – I hadn’t really investigated close-up and thought I probably just needed a¬†bush (or few) replacing. Well it turns out it was a loose bolt – … Continue reading

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Cycle Show – NEC

Lots of shiny new bikes to look at after a long tough ride in relentless wind. Andy & I took a wrong turning as well to make it even tougher! Just seen today that Boardman has added electric shifting to … Continue reading

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Guiting Power road ride 8th July 2012 08:30

This was originally planned as an MTB ride from Bisley, but due to the appalling wet weather that has been going on since April, was reconvened as a road ride from Charlton Kings. And what a good one it was, … Continue reading

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Swindon Sport Results

A very windy day but thankfully no rain at all. We rode hard all day, probably too hard at the beginning and arrived back around 3pm, absolutely shattered. But…we managed to improve considerably on last year as you can see … Continue reading

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BHF Cotswold Road Ride

Well, I can’t believe I’m writing this less than a week after the ride (after the hottest 3 days “since records began”), but this was one of the coldest Heart Foundation rides ever. Our feet never really warmed up but … Continue reading

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