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I watched NZ domination over England unfold over the weekend. I love Test cricket. There are so many key moments over the course of 5 days that decide the outcome. In my case, the key moments defined a slowly emerging, … Continue reading

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#54 & #55

My tech has dislocated her shoulder and is away from work for a week. So I rode in to work after dropping the boys off at school to get the pig belly out of the freezer to thaw and prep … Continue reading

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#53

Thursday was 4 days riding in a row. Oddly, after a break from regular riding, the legs didn’t moan at me at all. They were glad to be out again even if my head didn’t necessarily want it at first. … Continue reading

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#48 & #49m

Last week was a microcosm of my riding life over the summer. I had to be very creative to get over 100km done. The van was still in the garage with no hope of being ready before Wednesday. As I … Continue reading

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Half term

Since I started cycling again, school breaks have always interfered with my routine. Either I have had to take days off for childcare meaning that I don’t get the commute in or we are out and about visiting museums and … Continue reading

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Trail brekkie

I had cricket yesterday so wasn’t at work. I prepared with a small leg loosener after the boys left for school. I have finally discovered the route builder on Strava. It shows all the of road trails! I plotted and … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude

The weekend was spent running short errands on the 29er to rest my groin & I didn’t feel any twinges. I was a little disappointed not to be selected for the CupXI on Sunday but the younger guys who were, … Continue reading

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#38

After a day of chasing after a red leather ball at a beautiful ground in Cambridge, I was stiff. There is nothing like exonerating oneself in the field in an early season friendly to do that, particularly after prancing about … Continue reading

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#34

My legs gave me a stern telling off this morning but not because of the riding yesterday. My cricket legs were still cross at me for not stretching after the match on Sunday. I woke early, loaded up the van, … Continue reading

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You carried what?

Today is our 16th wedding anniversary. I celebrated by having a lie in while Mrs B2W went to work. I was off today with the boys who are on their Easter break so I set myself to do Dad things … Continue reading

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