Training milestone, test ride to work and back using the cyclescheme bike, 40 miles.

I’ve just got back from my practice run to work and back. Glen came with me and we went through Salford and Manchester city centres. total of 40 miles and I’m happy with that for a first time out. I love that bike. Totally different to any other cycling I’ve done (previously owned only mountain… Read More Training milestone, test ride to work and back using the cyclescheme bike, 40 miles.

Lean mean commuting machine! The cyclescheme bike has arrived….

Another clothes hanger for the hallway….. Not really! but it makes you wonder how many bikes ordered on the scheme are actually used for 50% of journeys to work (the agreement my employers stipulate when ordering a bike from cyclescheme). I’m a bit apprehensive about travelling the distance in to work after such a long… Read More Lean mean commuting machine! The cyclescheme bike has arrived….

Think this is easy? Darren McDonnell, Dave Blow and Anthony Foy ride “The Way” for charity.

It is after all just riding in a straight line right? As long as you keep the pedals turning for 10 hours a day then all will be fine….. I’ve been following the adventures of a group of lads from Christchurch, Dorset, UK. they are cycling the Camino Frances as I type. They have allowed… Read More Think this is easy? Darren McDonnell, Dave Blow and Anthony Foy ride “The Way” for charity.

John Bishop’s Week Of Hell in aid of Sports Relief 2012, a year for a challenge?

I’ve been following John Bishop’s week of hell with interest; road cycling, rowing the channel and running from Paris to London over a distance of 295 miles in five days. All to raise money and awareness for sports relief in the UK. Here is a view of the route John took: http://www.sportrelief.com/whats-on/celebrity-challenges/bishops-week-of-hell/the-route As my son… Read More John Bishop’s Week Of Hell in aid of Sports Relief 2012, a year for a challenge?