On Not Suffering

Suffering was very en vogue when I first got back into cycling. Which fit me well since it was an aspect of what I’d been experiencing as I played at being someone who climbed mountains. These days however, the S word isn't bandied about as much as it once was. You hear it on a … Continue reading On Not Suffering


I didn’t mean to attack. No wait that’s wrong. I did mean to attack. It would be more appropriate to say that I hadn’t planned on attacking.  But on the first hill of the last lap I found myself moving toward the front as the guys at the front let off the pace. The contents … Continue reading Hard


I'm going to write about, and you're going to read about a couple of things today. I'll drop the topics and then carry on from there. I learned an important lesson(s) today. One which will apply to my how I execute race day. My friend Dave. After four and a half hour in the saddle yesterday. Four … Continue reading Schooled.