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Stepping up...'Dont buy upgrades....ride up grades'

on Wed, 18/02/2015 - 15:21

OK, so Simon our resident Blogger...Blogee...blogster.....guy who usually writes these, has kindly let me guest on the HMCC blog to discuss an eternal club ride/ at the shop/ social media talking point amongst the ever expanding HMCC team.........'Stepping up' or as its affectionately known on a Sunday morning...the 'i might give that group a go today' scenario.

I haven’t been riding bikes 'properly' for that long...I’ve been riding with the club since Nov 2012 (http://app.strava.com/activities/26663692). I vividly remember those early days of being substantially plumper and slower but i also

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In Sickness and in Health

on Tue, 30/12/2014 - 14:11

Sometimes, you don't want to be on the bike. It's not common but it happens.

Sometimes you don't have a choice; be it a weather issue, a partner issue or an injury issue.

Of these the injury issue is the most frustrating. Weather passes, turbo trainers can act as a substitute. Partners can be persuaded or relent. Injuries nag and persist. They require rest and rehab. They hurt.

We have been unfortunate to have had some serious injuries within the club - but fortunately improving or resolving.

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The Dark Side of the Moon

on Sun, 14/09/2014 - 20:57

An unusual title for a blog post i'll grant you, but it will all become painfully obvious as you read on.

Now, lunar observation doesn't have much to do with cycling; not I guess unless you are an astrological follower, who only rides when the Moon is in the seventh house and Jupiter is aligned with Mars (musical joke). I guess it better than when there are rings around Uranus.

And, thats really where this post is heading- The dark side of your moon.

Those of you who have talked to me on rides may know that i'm on my third saddle of the year.

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