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The challenge

Everything has gone great and both myself and my friend Paul successfully completed the challenge! It was a very tough day of riding, at a fast pace given the distance, but definitely worth it! A massive well done to all the other finishers! I … Continue reading

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Final thoughts (before the ride)

On 11 June 2014, I signed up for the Rapha Manchester to London Challenge. I believed I could sort of manage to train enough to complete the challenge but I was very worried that I would completely fail the people relying … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 40

Last ride before the challenge today and I did again the same 17 mile route as in the last two rides but at a slightly faster pace. I made a couple of harder efforts hence the couple of personal bests.  http://www.strava.com/activities/189930023

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RM2LC training ride 39

An easy ride today, on the same 17 mile route as Sunday’s recovery ride. My legs felt a lot fresher than Sunday, so I did a couple of short harder efforts. Only four days to go and then the big … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 38

Just a recovery ride today, so a slow 17 mile ride. Had lots of little pains on my legs in the beginning but by the end of the ride things improved. Did some proper stretching and now I feel a … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 37

Last century today before the big ride, and we headed towards Malvern. The profile of the route was flattish with a big bump in the middle, however the way out was quite tough due to the wind blowing from the west. For … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 36

Today’s ride was 60 miles with the first part quite hilly and the second part flat. For the first 20 miles of the ride it was raining, which gave me the opportunity to test my new rain jacket. The jacket … Continue reading

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