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liz randall
A cyclist, a Physio, a wife, a mother..not sure which order!
A cyclist, a Physio, a wife, a mother..not sure which order!
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Treviso and brushing up on Italian language skills
 Treviso is a city surrounded by water and walls.  For cyclists it is a safe and easy city to navigate..cyclists being able to ride against the one way traffic system; however for the stranger driving inside the walls ie in the centre of town it is a nightm...

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Austria, Slovenia and Italy
Anne Staley (winner 65-69) and I after the Peterborough TT ceremony Just the name of a town in France that I hurtled past on a freeway.  This pix liberated from the interweb 'cos I couldn't stop to take my own From staying in Karlsruhe for the night and dis...

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Finally stopping somewhere for more than a day or 2!
Since leaving Aus on 30th May I've driven ~3000 km, have raced 2 TTs, visited France, UK, France, Germany, Austria, Slovenia and am now finally in Italy! Enough with the travelling for a while! Eventful moments.. **picking up the car at Paris airport..I cou...

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Departure day
I'm leaving on a jet plane...... Yesterday it was 10.8 degrees C in the room where I train on the ergo. Today ain't much better. For the past 2 days I've been very tired..a sore throat and husky voice today tell me why, which is not the best way to start of...

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Final week in Aus..and the forecast is rain rain rain
I'm starting to have nightmares about   the Sportful Dolomiti gran fondo which   I'll be riding on June 18th,   in just a few weeks time.  As an old lady I'm only allowed to do the shorter (!) ride of 133.8km and a squillion,000 m of  climbing ..last year I...

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Tuesday May 30th - Tuesday June 6th
Itinerary: May 30th  Fly out of Melbourne May 31st  Arrive Paris, pick up the car and drive to Calais June 1st    Tunnel to UK, drive north to Peterborough June 2nd   Recce TT course, visit village and house where I grew up old..1772 .....looks good but fre...

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Itinerary 2016: the lead up to the World Championships
With just over 3 weeks before I fly out, this is my itinerary: 31/5       dep 01/6       Paris then drive to UK 04/6       TT at Tour of Cambridgeshire 05/6       129km Granfondo ..same place    129m and not too much climbing but probably windy. 06/6      W...

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jump  forward quite a few days and we are now in Denmark..or rather my sister and Iare...Alex is in UK visiting his cousins. The competition standard has escalated and after a highly successful yellow jersey week in Hartberg and a hard fought for 2nd place ...

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Yellow jersey gained and retained
As already mentioned, Monday's race was always going to be a cracker as it had everthing..slogging hills, joyous swooping descents, a flat bit and a truly awful grovel of a hill at the end of each lap. I started the race 6 seconds off the lead and ended up ...
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