The Tour de France 2018

I managed to get a photo of Peter Sagan and with my free hand patted him on the back as if it that action alone would validate my meeting of him.   I was now officially a Fan Boy!

Girona

We had two weeks to find a house 1000 miles away that was suitable for 8 people. We found Girona.

Peak Performance

Climbs I have started to tick off as me and my cycling friends make our way slowly around some of Europe’s famous mountain tops.

Goodbye to 2017

But most importantly, the moral of the story is get off your arse Crow

Pilgrimage to the Pyrenees

My body is so wet, I’m starting to worry it will genuinely run out of water.  As I stare at the sign that slowly dissolves through the mist it’s not what I want to see when I am on my limit; yet another kilometre of climbing at 8.5%

VIP Tour of the TOUR

It’s not often I’ve been on an aeroplane that only had seven other passengers on it, although I came close once on an out of season flight in Thailand in 1996.  On this occasion, as I looked around the cabin at the excited faces playing with their reclining leather seats and taking selfies, I knew…

Etape de Wales – ‘The Dragon’

I’ve written on here before about my reasons for entering this event (Dragon Taming) and to be honest at the time it was one of those situations where you did it and then said to yourself that you will think about it later.  That later was last Sunday 11th June and now as I sit…

Fatima & I

Regret is not a strong enough word to describe the feeling you get when you see, for the first time in your life, your soft girly looking legs, sat beneath a hairy pair of bollocks

Circuit Training

My only consolation is I get to pass a few children, their parents that have slowed down for them and the odd fat bloke on a mountain bike.