Author: Eli

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Punctured…

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Well I headed out on Friday morning looking forward to another marathon ride to Edinburgh. It was quite windy, so I thought maybe it would be best to stick with the canal path route rather than the roads, which are quite exposed and some of them are ”national speed limit” […]

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The not too distant day approaches

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Well it’s July as of Thursday and that kinda hit me like a sock full of bricks this morning. That means there is only 2 full months left until the big day – EEK! I have felt recently like I’m coasting and not really working very hard when I cycle, […]

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3 months and counting

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Well June is here and the weather is glorious. I’ve been out quite a bit now thanks to the marvelous Kate and her enthusiasm for cycling, however I am finding that I am getting lazy. Need to sort that out. The cycle to work every day has become far too […]

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Edinburgh or bust… bust :0(

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Looking out the window on another sunny day in Glasgow ( That’s right… sunny in Glasgow), I’m getting ready to embark on another marathon cycle trip. Edinburgh again, but this time I thought I’d try the national cycle route number 75. This is where a bit of thought and planning comes […]

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Cycle buddy ahoy!

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Well this weekend was fantastic… the sun was shining, the temperature was hot hot hot and I got a cycle buddy :0) Kathryn, my long suffering partner, bought a bike at the weekend and went cycling for the first time in *mumble* years and I have to say she did […]

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Pedal It Pink – done!

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That was the hardest thing I have EVER done. The small incline mentioned in the marketing material was actually halfway up Arthur’s Seat! I really, really, really didn’t think I was going to manage 8 laps. On every lap, I was thinking of quitting. But I didn’t – I don’t […]

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Mud, sweat and gears…

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Well it’s now May.  Can you believe the year is going so fast? I’ve been counting and I have 4 months ish until the big day and it isn’t looking so scary anymore. My original worry was that I wouldn’t be able to physically cycle from Glasgow to Edinburgh. My […]