When cycling goes wrong
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When cycling goes wrong

You know when your head wants to do something but your body just says no? Yeah, that. I should’ve known that after a week of running, climbing (more on this later) gymming and finally biting the bullet and getting back…

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A Brecon Beacons adventure: walking gorges & riding mountains
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A Brecon Beacons adventure: walking gorges & riding …

If you ever go to the Brecon Beacons in South Wales you absolutely have to go gorge walking. You also definitely have to go to Afan Forest Park and ride the beautiful (but hardcore) mountain bike trails, go camping in…

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Lapping Kelly Holmes at the Maxifuel Winter Duathlon
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Lapping Kelly Holmes at the Maxifuel Winter …

Ladies and Gentlemen, I lapped Dame Kelly Holmes. Twice.  OK, so maybe she lapped me, spectacularly, over and over again, on the run and bike laps, even with a puncture. But I did run past her twice on the out-and-back…

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Double race recap: Brighton Colour Run and London Duathlon
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Double race recap: Brighton Colour Run and …

I’m feeling pretty epic right now. I hope you’ve got a cuppa in hand and have your feet up cuz this is a long one… Part 1: Brighton Colour Run I’m still buzzing from the weekend – and what an…

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Last-minute pre-duathlon bike checks
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Last-minute pre-duathlon bike checks

Duathlon race recap –>  So my bike went in for its pre-duathlon service last night. I can’t wait to get it back afterwards – it’ll be like brand new again, all tightened up and riding like a dream. I’ve had…

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