Sportive review – Tonbridge Castle Ride 100 2017 – don’t forget the jelly beans… 

I first rode the Castle Ride in 2013, when I did the Classic route at around 70 miles. Action Medical Research are a great charity doing great work and they also put on great sportives, so for my 2017 training the Castle Ride was a no brainer. As I had recently upgraded my Dragon Ride … Continue reading Sportive review – Tonbridge Castle Ride 100 2017 – don’t forget the jelly beans… 

Training rides – down to the coast and across to the hills

Since my 'Going up a gear' post, I have done just that, with two pretty hefty training rides the last two Fridays. It's been satisfying and I've seen some beautiful countryside, but I'll admit I've struggled to enjoy doing the distances, both from a comfort point of view but also from a time perspective. The … Continue reading Training rides – down to the coast and across to the hills

Sportive review – The Fool’s Errand VI – “the joy of six” 2017

What a route. That sums the Fool's Errand VI up rather well I think. I'll admit I'm a local to this Hadlow based sportive (living just down the road) so possibly biased, but actually thinking about it, I think that should mean it would take more for me to be impressed, as I've already seen … Continue reading Sportive review – The Fool’s Errand VI – “the joy of six” 2017