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2012 - 2013 Season
So after getting underway with Mission 1 at Bike the Lake I decided a few more rides under the belt would help me decide exactly how I wanted to get back into being a competitive cyclist. Not to mention whether or not it was actually going to be possible to...

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The First Race....... well Fun Ride :P
Well the first "competitive" ride was always going to be a bit interesting..... let's face it I hadn't ridden in a bunch in years, was rather rusty and while the fitness was starting to come back I was at the time quite heavy and hardly in the frame for a d...

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Re-birth of a Cyclist
Well epiphany done and dusted it was time to decide what I was actually going to do...... Bear in mind this was in 2012 and my memory kinda sucks these days so I'll try to put this together in some slightly sane form that at least attempts to make sense. My...

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Bugger it all.....
Work...... always there, never ending, sometimes a saviour, sometimes a right drag! After starting my working life I never really looked back at sport. Which is a shame for all sorts of reasons but most importantly because I enjoyed it so much. I think in t...

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How it all began......
Sooooo how to begin this little blog on my cycling journey? I guess to start I should explain a little about my cycling background. As a kid I got to try a fair few sports, particularly at primary school,thanks to my very supportive parents. There were the ...
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