Road Cycling

On The Road (Race)

Yesterday was another momentous day for me. I finished a Road Race. All the way to to finish line. The finish line and beyond in fact as I did a totally unnecessary final lap. The Dunfermline Cycling Club Women’s Road Race, to be specific. That’s Read More …

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Cafe stops – not everyones cup of tea?

I got out for my monthly Hervelo club ride today. A fantastic 40 miles with a cafe stop on a beautiful crisp sunny day. The route was an out and back, planned around a cafe which does great bacon rolls. We even left a bit Read More …

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My new old bike

My first bike was not a road bike. Back in the day, when I considered one bike to be entirely sufficient, that one bike was not a road bike. These days, I have lots of bikes. I can justify them all, I really can. Well Read More …

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Cyclists of the World Unite! Or at least be friendly

My husband and I recently took part in a local sportive. How times have changed… In the past (before children), we would have entered the longest route. The night before the ride we would have made sure we got enough sleep. We would have arrived Read More …

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My ill-informed views on Cycling clubs

My opinions on road cycling clubs have been formed by those clubs I have been involved with. That is really not very many clubs at all. I can count them all on the fingers of one hand. I wrote an earlier post about my first Read More …

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My first experiences with club cycling

I cycled alone for years, for transport mostly. After three years living in the back of beyond and getting more and more into road biking, I was keen to be part of something bigger and join a club. Cycle clubs were one of the first Read More …

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