Not quite what I had in mind…

This morning was one of those PERFECT days to ride. Clear skies, dry roads, a gently cooling breeze and temps topping out at 25 deg C. It couldn’t get much better. I’d got my gear ready the night before as always and dialled the aero bike in perfectly. I had everything set for a fast…

Exploring the Tasman Peninsula on two wheels

Last weekend I had the opportunity to take my bike down onto the Tasman Peninsula for a ride along the coast and into the hills. It was one of those rare and perfect early winter evenings. Still mild enough to have the legs out, not a drop of wind and hardly a car to contend…

Bring on Spring!

What a weekend! Two consecutive bright, sunny and dry days to kick off the season and get some quality miles ridden. What more could a guy ask for? :-) After yesterday’s blast on the time trial bike, today I whipped out into Surrey for a solo 50 mile ramble, including three reps up and down…

Finally out on the speed machine!

After a foggy start to Saturday morning, the sun cleared the air and made way for a bright and calm afternoon. Earlier in the week we’d had a decent downpour to wash most of the salt and crud from the roads so everything was falling into place. The time trial bike had been staring at me from the corner…

More time in the Surrey Hills

Another solid training ride today focusing on endurance and climbing. I had three main objectives for today’s ride: 1) I needed to clock at least 60 miles, 2) Hit some hills but at a sensible pace, and 3) Be back home by midday. This meant skipping the Sunday club ride to get out the door early and…