A Storm Called Katie.

Storm Katie was not forecast to be the biggest storm of the year The Met Office had issued weather warnings for the South of England and the strong winds and heavy rain on the bedroom windows coupled with the odd sound of debris rolling down the road led to a disturbed nights sleep. The forecast…

2013 Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive

An entry to last years Lincoln Petit Grand Prix was my first sportive and the cycling around the traffic free fens and wolds was so enjoyable I did not need much persuading to try the 100 mile Sportive at the Lincoln Grand Prix weekend. Contrary to myth Lincolnshire is not entirely flat, the course contained…

2013 IOW Randonnee

The annual 100km Randonnee seemed like the perfect opportunity to combine my love of cycling and sailing with a visit to my brother on the “South Island” The plan to sail over to Yarmouth on Saturday, the Radonee on Sunday and some family R + R so a bit of passage planning for the sail…

Coast to Coast Castleside to Sunderland

I woke at 3am with the sound of driving rain hitting the windows and a howling wind just as the forecast had predicted. I dropped back to sleep and when I awoke at 7-30 I opened the curtains to see the felt on next doors shed roof take flight, mercifully or miraculously the rain had stopped.…

It Shouldn’t Rain On A Sunday

As an enthusiastic cyclist I like to try and get out on the bike as often as possible and after completing the January Strava Mile Blast and agreeing to a Coast to Coast ride in April I have found myself taking to my bike most days of the week but given the forecast for today…