My Week in Training – Week 15

Date Miles Time Type Avg Speed (MPH) Links
Mon, 11th Apr 2011 25 1:16:17 Road 19.8 Strava – Garmin
Thu, 14th Apr 2011 21 1:11:14 Road 17.6 Garmin
Fri, 15th Apr 2011 25 1:30:13 Road 17.0 Strava Garmin
Sat, 16th Apr 2011 25 1:20:53 Road 18.2 Strava Garmin
Sun, 17th Apr 2011 84 4:26:29 Road 19.1 Strava – Garmin

On Monday, I really pushed it on the way home from Brighton which, with the blustery Westerly wind, helped me get a Personal Best on both the Exceat and the East Dean Road climbs on Strava. Continue reading


#30daysofbikingMy day off work this week was friday, which coincided nicely with the start of the #30daysofbiking.

This is an initiative whereby you pledge to ride your bike every day throughout the month of April (not that I need much of an incentive to ride my bike). It’s a way of encouraging people to ride their bikes instead of using their cars, for anything from going to the local shops to collecting the kids from school or just going out on your bike for the hell of it. You get the idea! You then spread the word further by telling people about your ride on Twitter, Facebook and/or other social media. Continue reading

L’Etape du Tour 2011 – Issoire to Saint-Flour – 208 km

There are 2 Etapes du Tour this year; the Alpes d’Huez and the Saint-Flour stage in the Massif Central. If you were wondering what it would be like to cycle these events, wonder no more. On the 7th December 2010, Cyclefilms are releasing “L’ETAPE 2011 – Two Roads to Glory”, a DVD featuring both etapes. Below is a preview of the Massif Central stage to Saint-Flour stage.

“L’ETAPE 2011 – Two Roads to Glory” will be out on the 7thDecember 2010. Order your copy now.

While you’re at it, have a read of this review of this forthcoming DVD release.