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My season – Part one. The First Half

I apologise that this is a long one. It’s been such a long time since I last blogged, that I have so much to say. Despite cutting a large chunk out, it’s so hefty that I’ve split it up into … Continue reading

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Riding Stage 5 of The Women’s Tour 2014

Ride the Women’s Tour with us and discover Suffolk. http://www.visitsuffolk.com

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Here’s the article piece I wrote for The Women’s Tour website: The final stage takes in many of the routes I regularly train on, so I’ll be loosing lots of the Strava Queen of the Mountains that I’ve racked up … Continue reading

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I learnt the hard way, so that you don’t have to – the consequences of cold weather cycling

Those that know me, will know that I have been unable to drive since about mid February 2013 when I had “The Incident” on my bike which, not only led to me not being able to drive, but also hilariously … Continue reading

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Friday morning story

Silly things seem to happen to me on Fridays. I’m adding a mini-blog to keep you updated. Just look back at my “Friday morning story” and I’ll add the latest Friday to this mini-blog. Friday 6th February Had one of … Continue reading

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Fitness test – or not!

Went for my first ever fitness test with my coach on Monday. The idea is to test all kinds of indicators which can inform my training. Although power can be more accurate, I’m currently training on heart rate because I … Continue reading

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WERL (Women’s Eastern Racing League)

I promised to give you a bit more info about WERL, so here goes: As a new cyclist in the Eastern Region, I found it very odd that there were so few women’s races in the region. In 2012, discounting … Continue reading

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There’s always room for improvement!

So, as part of my targets for my winter training, I need to improve my technical skills. This is why, last weekend I did my first ever race training session. Having raced for over a year now, this is, perhaps, … Continue reading

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The Women’s Tour and Me

There’s one conversation that seems to dominate women’s cycling at the moment. Yes, the Women’s Tour aka Women’s Tour of Britain. Anyway, here it is from my perspective: Great news! the World’s best women will at last be able to … Continue reading

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Racing infront of the Queen (one of her houses, anyway!)

On Saturday, I raced in the prudential ride London Women’s Grand Prix, which took place around St James’ Park in London, with the finishing straight ending with Buckingham Palace in full view. This was tipped to be a fast hard … Continue reading

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