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Today me and Ben headed down to the cotswold for the evans cotswold sportive, we were meant to be taking on the 88 mile long route. The weather forecast didn’t look good and was predicted to rain in the afternoon which would have been ok as it would be near the time we were finishing…

The day I’ve been waiting for has finally arrived! My first triathlon. Yes its only a sprint but it’s still my first so I was really looking forward to it. It was tough but I’m still alive to tell the tale. So here’s how it went: Swim – 750m Bike -20km Run – 5km Registration…

Another week another time trial, this was the first time I had ever attempted a 25 mile TT, after the fun I had on the 20 Mile TT I thought I would give a longer one a go. This time I had my TT bike sorted the day before so there was no more last minute…

K33/10S Aero coach race #4

I only found out about this race a couple of weeks prior and I hadn’t really done any riding on my TT bike for a while now, so in the run up to this 10 mile TT I moved my TT bike onto my turbo and did two weeks of my short build training block…

As you can probably guess from my previous post today has been a busy day for me but it was required for me to be able to enter the Beacon RCC Track day championships. The championships was taking part on the Halesowen outdoor track, I’ve ridden the track once before as part of a training…

Today was a interesting day for me this was my first time to a velodrome so I didn’t quite know what to expect. I’d booked the session during the week as I wanted to take part in the Beacon RCC track championship that was taking place later that day, but to do this I needed…

Today was meant to be a 1 1/2 hour TrainerRoad session. This was the last session of week 6 of the build phase im currently working through. The sessions name is Augusta and is a muscle endurance workout. Due to having to be up at 4am and a long drive to see a client and…

Beacon K32/20 TT Club Handicap

This was my first 20 mile TT so I didn’t really know what to expect time wise and how to pace the race so I was a bit anxious heading to the course. On top of the anxiousness I stupidly thought it was a good idea to play around with my TT setup a couple…