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RM2LC training 22

Another TT today, and today’s course was the relatively fast K10/10A. I feel that my effort today was harder than any of my previous TT’s, however the headwind in the middle part of the course which is normally the fastest, … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 21

After yesterday’s very long ride, today my legs, hands, wrists, back, neck, basically everything felt very tight. In such cases one can either do nothing and just rest or do some kind of active recovery in order to flush the … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 20

Long ride today in the great company of my friends Paul and Tzvetie. We set off at 7:00 and headed towards Worcester and then the Malvern hills. We settled at a decent pace (which is a good candidate for the pace … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 18

Today’s ride was a mostly flat, brisk 30 miler with my friend Owen. A very nice route, passing through some beautiful villages in the area between Leamington and Rugby (maybe the fantastic sunny weather helped a bit with everything looking beautiful). … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 17

After a week off the bike due to my phd graduation and having my family over in the UK, today I found a bit of time to go for a quick spin. During this week, I got bitten by some … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 16

Today’s ride was literally a ‘Tour of Troodos mountains’. Started on the east of the highest peak in Cyprus (Mt Olympos, Troodos 1952m), in Agros village, the route descended towards the south and then followed the ‘wine route’ which rolls westwards through some … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 15

So far I’ve tried riding in the morning and late afternoon, in order to avoid the hot weather with no result in either case. So for today I decided to drive to the mountains and start my ride from a … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 14

Another very hot ride today, but the big goal kept me going! (please consider sponsoring me to support Ambitious about Autism here) The route was a lumpy one, heading out of the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, toward the coastal town of Larnaca … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 13

Change of scenery today, since I am now in Cyprus for two weeks of vacations. After a late arrival from Birmingham last night, I woke up this morning with two options either to stay indoors with the air-conditioner on, or … Continue reading

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RM2LC training ride 12

I start this post by recalling the reason of my training, which is to prepare for completing the Rapha Manchester to London Challenge next September. This is a ride done in support of Ambitious about Autism, so please consider showing your support … Continue reading

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