I only post new blogs at cyclinguphill.com

Now, I only post new blogs at cyclinguphill.com

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results from today

Results from hill climb Championships at CTT Blog from hill climb

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Cycling uphill

To cut a long story short. I’m going to be trying a new blog. cyclinguphill.com I’ve already redirected the RSS feed. Hopefully new emails from blog will get sent. I’ll explain why later. I’m cycling uphill this weekend at Leith Hill (Kingston Wheelers) and Porlock Hill (Minehead CC) Both are great events to come along […]

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Cat & Fiddle hill climb 2013

The Cat & Fiddle is on the of the longest climbs in England. It averages 3% over 10 km, including some sections of downhill. Cat & Fiddle Hill Climb Distance: 6.6 miles Height Gain: 335 metres Average Gradient: 3.2% Max Gradient: 8% Maximum altitude: 520 metres CR: 18.14 (2013) – 22mph) Last year I did […]

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Honister Pass

3 days rest works quite well

A big thing of Obree’s training regime was taking  3-4 days rest in between all out training sessions. Usual I don’t like leaving that long. But, with a little niggle at the weekend, I ended up taking a few days off. When I did train yesterday, I felt in good form, I could train for […]

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Gardenening and cycling don’t mix so well

This week the aim was to have a really intense high load training week. In practise, it turned into a bit of a damp squib (and that wasn’t just the weather) On Monday, I did nothing more than an hour gentle recovery ride, but the next day  I had a muscle problem in the shin […]

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This hobby horse will never catch on

To celebrate the 196th anniversary of The Running Machine (invented 1817) German designers have gone back to basics and invented the same thing again ‘hoping to design a more environmentally friendly type of transport’. The original running bike. Photo by Gun Powder Ma wikipedia   A prototype of the bicycle were various running machines or […]

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The Obree Way – Review

I reviewed the Obree Way last year, but it cost £30 (which was a bit pricey even for a good book.) But  I see it’s available in paperback for £11.99 now. The Obree Way at Amazon.co.uk BTW: I follow Obree’s world speed record attempts with interest – blog at Cycling Weekley The Obree way is […]

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Long Hill 2013

In the past few years I’ve become a bit of a regular at Buxton CC’s Long Hill climb. I like the atmosphere, and in a way I like the climb. Despite racing the hill 4 times, I’ve never been able to match my time from 2010 when I set a course record of 12.26. It […]

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Rules and practical advice for negotiating Roundabouts

When in Dublin, I was surprised a friend had no idea about the basic rule of roundabouts. He cycles into town everyday, but didn’t know at roundabouts you are supposed to give way to traffic coming from your right. I only noticed because at one roundabout. I waited, and he just cycled on into the […]

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Training power meter file

I’m sure I’ll get bored of my new power meter toy soon. But, until I do, here is a training file from a recent ride. I uploaded to Golden Cheeter and got a headache looking at all the graphs and variables which didn’t really mean too much. In the post-ride slump, examining figures on your […]

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