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30 December 2010 0 Comments

The Menu for 2011

2011 will be my 9th triathlon season and will be marked by my first event outside the UK. On August 7th I’ll be lining up for Ironman Regensburg in Germany. This will be my 3rd Ironman and I’m hoping that I can improve my time again and head towards the 13 hour mark. To that […]

31 March 2009 2 Comments

Cheshire Cat Times

Most sportives won’t publish results in any other form than in alphabetical order so as to emphasise the “challenge” nature of this type of ride. It’s a standpoint I completely agree with, but I also like to compare my performance with the field so took the liberty of putting the results on to a Google […]

30 March 2009 6 Comments

The Cat Bites Back

Last year’s Cheshire Cat was an excellent season opener for most: a brisk tour of the Cheshire plain followed by a couple of hills at the end (including the dastardly Mow Cop) to shake you out of any feeling that your form was unbeatable. I got round in 6 hours 23 mins and resolved that […]

28 March 2009 1 Comment

Cheshire Cat preview

Tomorrow is the first test of how my winter training has gone. I’m doing Kilo To Go‘s very popular Cheshire Cat cycle sportive. Assuming the weather is ok I’ll be clocking on for the 102 mile option and I’ll be pleased with a time of around 6-7 hrs. They’ve changed the course after last year’s […]

31 March 2008 2 Comments

Smile as wide as the Cheshire Cat

Yesterday, Sunday 30th March, was the Cheshire Cat cycle Sportive. This was my first event of the season and it consisted of 95 miles around the Cheshire lanes. The route was mostly flat with a few minor hills around the Delamere forest. There was, however, a big sting in the tail: Mow Cop. Mow Cop […]