Seven Deadly Sins – David Walsh

My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong Read 2014-again in 2019 The story of Dave Wash’s mission in forensic detail. The is a book for cycling anoraks only. It is well written, as you would expect from a professional journalist. The story re-enforces what a dopey mess the world of professional cycling was in and what an unpleasant character Armstrong is. I hope the book in contributed … Continue reading Seven Deadly Sins – David Walsh

The Scores Are in For 2018

Cycling 1545 miles, average speed 14.1 mph Well down on previous year. Longest ride 71 miles Walking/Running 911 miles, a slight increase in previous year. Longest run 7 miles Swimming 7,000 meters, a big increase as I got my head round swimming longer distances Gym 22 visits, most years it’s 40-50 but stuff got in the way Other Activities A little XC skiing, no mountains … Continue reading The Scores Are in For 2018

Puerto Pollensa 2016

This was to be a holiday of two halves. For the first week, we had the family with us, we were five adults plus our two-year-old grandson Leo. This is something we have always wanted to do, but only now, in retirement, can we afford to treat everyone. Week two was just myself and Kathryn; we walked and I hired a bike for three days. We jokingly said that we needed the second week to recover from the first.
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Spain – 2015

Olvera Two weeks in Olvera, a small town in Andalucia about 60 miles from the coast followed by Sevilla for a few days. We walked, we relaxed and I cycled whilst we soaked up the sights, sun and culture of Andalucia. Wednesday 4th November Today passed in a blur of lists and packing. The most notable achievement was fitting our car into our garage, something … Continue reading Spain – 2015