Monthly Archives: January 2014

22 weeks to go – Countdown to IM Austria

Not for the first time in my life, something I said would soon be coming back to haunt me. This time, I was sat on a spin bike in Barries shed.  My legs were turning over easily as I cooled … Continue reading

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23 weeks to go – countdown to IM Austria

3lb loss; 26lb total; 4lb in 2014. As the weeks progress, I find I’m becoming more and more evangelical about the Paleo movement.  If you see me walking along the road with an earnest expression, it might be a good … Continue reading

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24 weeks to go – countdown to IM Austria

Hell is not made up of flames and devils with pitchforks.  Hell is actually the food hall in Fortnum and Masons when your lifestyle choice is paleolithic. Glistening glass jars full of sugary delights.  Rows upon row of bejewelled cakes, … Continue reading

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25 weeks to go – countdown to IM Austria

It’s been a tiring week.  Two races, one recovery ride, Alan’s birthday and double spin.  All combined with going back to work after the Christmas break.  I’ve currently got matchsticks propping open my eyelids. Having gone from the sublime at … Continue reading

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Knacker Cracker – Knicker Knacker

I grew up in the North East, residing from 1977 to 1989 in a little village called Station Town.  Station Town was technically in County Durham although very much on the borders of Cleveland (when it existed). Residence was in … Continue reading

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