Tag Archives: cycling

Rage Against The Latrine

Waiting for the loo before a cycle race is like playing a game of craps. Continue reading

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Mamils, Wombats and other cyclists

There are as many types of Middle-Aged Men in Lycra (Mamils) as there are of mammals – and any two Mamils are about as similar to each other as a dwarf mongoose is to a reticulated giraffe. (Which, in case … Continue reading

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Relying on Bob-rage to deal with the climbs

I don’t mean to make a mountain out of a molehill, but since I started on my saddle mission to conquer the Cycle Tour my steepest learning curve has been cycling up hills. When it comes to hills and drugs … Continue reading

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Don’t you know, we’re talking ’bout a resolution

Every year on December 31 I compiled a list of resolutions. Things that I will do – or stop doing – in order to become a better person. I won’t laze about all day in my underpants. I’ll join a … Continue reading

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