Monthly Archives: February 2012

Trailwalker Training – February

After our successful trip earlier this month into the Atlas Mountains, we met up on Box Hill, Surrey, several hours before the sun rose yesterday for our first Trailwalker training walk.  Set for the relatively gentle distance of thirty miles, … Continue reading

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Turbo Trainer

Thanks to one kind user of freecycle, I am now in possession of a turbo trainer that should allow me to prepare well for Nightrider. Where is that photo?

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I’ve never really considered undertaking any endurance cycling events before but the lure of riding 100km through the streets of London at night proved too tempting.  I have signed up to take part in Nightrider in June and I’m very excited!  I … Continue reading

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Toubkal Summit

Despite it being described as the ‘coldest day on a mountain I’ve yet experienced’ by one of our guides and having to toil through last night’s unseasonal fall of powdery snow we made it to Toubkal’s summit! Successful summiteers (left-to-right): … Continue reading

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