Written by gairym on January 15, 2015Blog . Chamonix . Fatbike . Rides . Riding . Training
After a depressing snow-free December we finally had a proper dump of the white stuff just before New Year.
Written by gairym on March 15, 2014Blog . Rides . Riding . Training
Today was a very special day.
It was the first day that there’s been sufficiently clear trails to take a regular (non-fat) bike out on the trails (albeit trails a little lower down in the valley) for some off-road action – nice!
Written by gairym on February 12, 2014Blog . Training
In a weird switcheroo it appears that I’m learning to ski uphill before learning to ski down???
Written by gairym on June 8, 2013Blog . Rides . Riding . Training
It would appear that I’ve become an actual roadie???
Written by gairym on June 2, 2013Monthly km count . Rides . Riding . Training
I realised yesterday that I’d not done any monthly round-up posts for April and/or May and so here they are…..
Written by gairym on April 8, 2013Bikepacking . Blog . Gear . Rides . Riding . Training
You know a trip has gone a little awry when it’s 01:30 in the morning and you’re sat up a tree in your pants, armed with only a headtorch and leatherman watching a wild boar attempt to eat your bike!
Written by gairym on April 3, 2013Rides . Riding . Training
I went to see a sports physio this morning and got me some new and (hopefully) improved warm-up/post-ride exercises as well as some more core strength stuff and so I set-off on a nice little celebratory tootle to see how things are progressing spine-wise.
Written by gairym on March 20, 2013Blog . Gear . Rides . Riding . Training . TransPyr
I’ve had a very quiet few weeks as my back’s been giving me crap again and so I’ve been taking things VERY easy (a run here and a swim there but not much else).
But…..today there are a few little things to report:
Written by gairym on February 17, 2013Blog . Gear . Rides . Riding . Training
Yesterday I took my new road bike (well, new to me – 2nd hand frame and forks with all of the old bits swapped over from my previous road bike) out for it’s maiden voyage.
Sure, it’d been used on the turbo-trainer a few times in various states during it’s build (no brakes, no bar tape etc…) but as I put the finishing touches to it on Friday night I had something a little special (daft) in mind for it come Saturday morning.