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6 August 2015 0 Comments

A Beautiful Ride

For the second summer in a row I find myself in eastern Asturias with my bike and I’m rapidly coming to the conclusion that it’s one of the finest places on this Earth to ride said bike. Pedalling through the stands of eucalyptus on the way to one of the mountain passes in the region […]

12 July 2013 3 Comments

Supertight Thomas, supertight!

I’ve seen the Tour de France in Britain; I’ve seen the Tour de France in Belgium; finally, I’ve seen the Tour de France in France. Each time was very different. In 2007 Dave and I squashed up against the railings on the Mall along with hundreds of thousands of other Brits to witness Le Tour […]

10 August 2011 2 Comments

Doing Regensburg

Ironman Regensburg is new to the Ironman circuit, and last Sunday was only its second running. In common with other German iron distance events it is very well organised and because the town is only just over an hour from Munich airport it makes it appealing as a venue for a first foreign Ironman adventure. […]

29 November 2008 0 Comments

Nothing to do with riding bicycles

23 October 2007 2 Comments

In the beginning…

This post is a change from my usual rantings about lack of training or bad weather or other excuses for non-performance. It’s an autobiographical piece that looks back to a simpler time when all you needed were two wheels and a coffee coloured tracksuit to be the absolute epitome of 1970s chic. Like most children […]