Tag: XC

October in Pictures

TweetCrosscountry season arrived with a thud. Fast but windy opener at Leigh. Monster was in her element running around clapping at people. No mud to play in though. Only one big run for me, but my first since the ankle screwing injury at the Saunders. 28km in the Lakes on my own with 3,000m of vertical and 8 Wainrights ticked.… Read more →

Bristol Bikefest 2015

Tweet When is a race not a race? When you don’t want to think of it because it freaks you out so you keep calling it a training ride. That’s when. It’s fair to say I wasn’t particularly comfortable with the idea of my first race of the year being a 12hour solo. But that is how it worked out.… Read more →

4 Weeks Post – Back in the game coach!

TweetOr so I had hoped. Sadly 3 weeks of minimal riding  have put me nowhere near where I want to be to race a 6 hour race. But of course, I’m still going to try it. If nothing else it was a day dedicated away from my laptop, paper and pens, most of all my PhD. I need a break.… Read more →