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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 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 33

After the gear problems I encountered last Thursday, I was very fortunate to even ride today. A huge thanks to the guys at theBikeYard who sorted my bike out quickly, and I was able to be on the road by 10 … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 31

Today I did another “recovery” ride, although the pace was not slow. When I say recovery ride, I mean that I did no hard efforts at any point in the ~35 miles of the ride. To my surprise, my legs … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 29

Yesterday’s ride was my first audax (300km), which I completed with my friend Tzvetie! The route was a diamond shaped one starting from Tewkesbury and heading north east towards Evesham, then north west passing Worcester and then all the way … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 27

After a month’s waiting today I finally had my appointment with Mike from Bike Dynamics for a proper bike fit. My aims for the fit were to address some lower back pain that I get and my right leg constantly … Continue reading

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