The X Files

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This is a chronicle of my journey through the London X League races in Q3 2016 and transformation from cyclo-cross newbie to proto-cross rider, along with the lessons I learned along the way. Race 1: Sumners Pond It was exciting … Continued

Seynes

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Here are some pictures from last weekend climbing with my brother Paul at Seynes in the South of France. What a crag. South facing, 325 climbs up to 8c, walls, tufas and even some slabs. We stayed close to Alès, which is … Continued

Haute Route Pyrenees 2016

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This was a fantastic experience and one of the best bike rides I have done. With seven days of back to back racing it crossed 19 Pyrenean cols and took us through beautiful rolling countryside and spectacular mountain scenery. Whilst … Continued

Duracell Bunny vs Haute Route Pyrenees

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Lillian and another friend have nick-named me the Duracell Bunny. I don’t think it is entirely meant as a compliment but hopefully I can prove worthy of the name in the Haute Route Pyrenees which I will be starting on … Continued

Cuillin Ridge

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Three days after deciding to go to Scotland, Pete and I were starting the infamous Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye, scrambling along slippery rock in the rain towards the bivouac gear which we had left on a col about … Continued

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