If you’ve seen some of my earlier posts, you’ll see I’m really rather proud of my current ‘daily driver’ – a 2018 Mercedes Benz E-Class AMG Estate. And one of the things I like to do is to keep it clean. For which I tend to use products by a UK-based company, Auto Finesse. So… Read More Auto Finesse – it’s a love/hate thing
Let’s start by saying, no… it’s not stopped raining yet. Well, OK, it’s stopped occasionally but not enough to get out on the bike very often. So my thoughts have really turned to Monaco F1 in 2019 – probably works’ next big event! Monaco F1 2019 – that’s ages away! Well, yes, it is –… Read More Thoughts turning to Monaco F1 2019
Seriously, has the rain stopped yet? After 5 weeks of no rain, why RideLondon weekend? Really, why? All of my most recent training had been geared to getting used to riding in heat, direct sun etc. Following the weekend, most of my tan washed off to be replaced with road-shit, diesel and so much more… Read More Has the rain stopped yet?
After all the training, we’ve finally made it! It’s the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 this weekend (Sunday 29 July 2018). What’s that then? RideLondon-Surrey 100? The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 (to give it it’s full title) is a 100 mile closed-road sportive. A sportive is cycling event that isn’t competitive but is timed, with the intention of… Read More It’s RideLondon this weekend…
Just been pointed towards a 3d mapping option for the RideLondon route (well, 2016’s route – there may be some small changes for 2018). VeloViewer What’s VeloViewer? Frankly something I’d completely forgotten about that can be used as an add-on to Strava. Take a look, have a play with the maps.. and then remember that… Read More This is interesting… RideLondon in 3d mapping
A long, hot, afternoon in the saddle saw me tackle Leith Hill and Box Hill for the first time. All in the name of training for the forthcoming RideLondon-Surrey100 which is only a month away! Long, hot, afternoon Let’s start with long… home to Caterham to meet with friend and slightly mad cyclist Matt –… Read More Long, hot, afternoon in the saddle