Strava Ride 05/02/17: 84 DAYS TO ‘240 miles for Brookie’ On Sunday I needed to do something a little hillier than I have been doing, in readiness for the epic climbing to come on the Tour de Yorkshire Sportive on 30th April. In my head, on Sunday I was either going to do the route… Read More Psyching Myself Out
With only 87 days before my ‘240 mile challenge’ for Melanoma UK, starting with Tour de Yorkshire Sportive on 30th April, I have to admit that I am kacking it! (Yorkshire term meaning pooing it!) (other dialects .. bricking it, shiting it …) you get my drift. I know I have a body that is… Read More 87 Days to go!!
Strava Ride 22/01/17: What a Plank British Cycling Let’s Ride group Kirklees Riders Cycling posted a ride for Sunday 22nd January setting off at 10am from their usual base at Leggers Inn Dewsbury. Dewsbury to Thornes Park Wakefield return at 14 miles. Riding to the start and back would up the miles. Roped Seppe and… Read More Not The Ride I Planned For
Strava Ride 08/01/17: 112 Days to ‘240 for Brookie’ This was my first ride with British Cycling’s Let’s Ride group Kirklees Riders Cycling. The ride was setting off at 10am from Leggers Inn in Dewsbury to travel the Spen Valley Greenway to Low Moor in Bradford. The mileage posted was 14 miles. Not enough for… Read More Time … faster than me on a bike
Strava Ride 04/01/17: ‘116 Days to 240 for Brookie #TDYSportive ‘ Is it worth it! Is it worth stuffing your face with unnecessary fats, sugars, food! After the ride I have had today NO WAY, NO HOW is it worth it! I still feel sick from my 24 miles which I finished at 3pm today… Read More 240 for Brookie Challenge BUT will be worth it!
Strava Ride 21/12/16: 130Day to Tour de Yorkshire. Day 1 training crimbo card drop part 1 130 Days to Tour de Yorkshire Sportive and today was training day one! Blinking heck, I didn’t think today would be so hard. I know I’ve been off the bike for a bit but flaming nora!! I found today… Read More Didn’t deliberate long enough!
At the beginning of this year I challenged myself to get fit. Not to lose weight BUT I did hope that hand in hand with getting fit I would lose the inches and so the pounds. I was a ‘weigher’ and those scales were a death wish for me. I am not too bothered about… Read More My 2017 Challenge