Monthly Archives: May 2012

Subsequent Shorter Ride

After riding 65km yesterday I woke up this morning with no particular aches or pains. In order to ensure the weekend constituted good training for Nightrider I used this lack of consequences from yesterday’s ride to motivate myself to get … Continue reading

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First Significant ‘Training’ Ride

After numerous ‘training’ rides (basically riding to work) I have finally got my bike out at the weekend for a measured ride of some distance.  As Nightrider is only three weeks away I thought it was about time! I started … Continue reading

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Interesting Shadow

This reminded me of the Annakin / Darth Vader shadow poster for Star Wars.  Thanks to ITAP my internal picture of myself has reverted from one- to two-legged.  However, the reality is that I’ll (probably) always be an amputee.  I … Continue reading

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Trailwalker Training – May

Another trailwalker training opportunity missed. I’m beginning to run out of chances to train with the team… Despite knowing that my wife’s pregnancy was going to be approaching the latter stages we had originally committed to attending our walking group’s … Continue reading

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First scout camp

I have recently got around to acting on a long held intention to offer my services as a helper in a local Scout troop. As a younger person I had great fun as a cub, scout and venture scout and … Continue reading

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