Strava, Garmin, Wahoo, Apple! Where am I going wrong?

As part of my 5 Ways to Wellbeing, I am now finding myself using more and more technology to track my performance and fitness levels. However, I am still very much an amateur when it comes to using the technology. Having had suggestions from readers of my blog, I decided to get a Garmin EdgeContinue reading “Strava, Garmin, Wahoo, Apple! Where am I going wrong?”

Rack mount for Garmin Varia RTL510, why haven’t Garmin made one available yet?

I purchased a Garmin Varia RTL510 a while back during a winter sale, having been introduced to it by a cycling buddy last summer. For those of you unfamiliar with this Garmin product, it a very bright rear light, with added radar. The radar is a cool little safety feature that connects to a GarminContinue reading “Rack mount for Garmin Varia RTL510, why haven’t Garmin made one available yet?”

#C2C4Cam My Coast to Coast Journey

Well, I’ve done it. My first tour, my first charity bike ride, my first major cycling challenge. It’s been a fantastic adventure. My legs, and neck muscles really are feeling the effect of cycling 150+ miles over 3 days, in horrendous weather, with some significant hill climbs. But I didn’t want to let myself down,Continue reading “#C2C4Cam My Coast to Coast Journey”

Second leg of the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust ride

Following on from my previous post on the First Leg of the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust Ride, I thought I would give a quick overview of the second leg of the ride. I am expecting this to be a very tough day. I will be physically tired from the previous day, and I am notContinue reading “Second leg of the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust ride”

First leg of the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust ride

I thought I would give a little overview of the planned route for the 1st leg. This is a bit of up hill and down dale (as they say in Yorkshire). Starting off at the Eric Morecambe statue in (you guessed it), Morecambe, it is a very easy first few miles. I know the tenContinue reading “First leg of the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust ride”

Hills! Cycling up them is an art form

It’s a month away before my coast to coast ride for charity. I’m trying to get over the two psychological blocks that I have, that I am going to have to overcome by the time I do the Coast to Coast ride for the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust (by the way, there is still timeContinue reading “Hills! Cycling up them is an art form”

My cycle kit. What I will be using for my C2C ride. (Part 1)

I thought that there will be some cycle geeks who will be interested in what bicycle I will be using for my Coast to Coast ride. I think, this is the seventh bicycle I’ve owned since I was a child. It’s a Trek 920. I also have a MTB, but I don’t fancy riding 135Continue reading “My cycle kit. What I will be using for my C2C ride. (Part 1)”

The Komoot route of my Cameron Grant Memorial Trust Morecambe to Scarborough cycle ride

So here it is, the route for anyone interested in seeing where I am going, how steep the hill climbs are, which villages I will be passing through, etc. For those of you with a bicycle, if you want to share part or all of the journey with me, do get in touch, and IContinue reading “The Komoot route of my Cameron Grant Memorial Trust Morecambe to Scarborough cycle ride”

Fundraising has begun…

Just a quick post today. The fundraising for the Cameron Grant Memorial Trust page is now live, and it can be found here. Any contributions will be welcomed – no matter how small or big, please do donate to this worthwhile cause. It is all feeling very real now. 135 miles (as long as IContinue reading “Fundraising has begun…”

Project planning – (Part 1) Scoping

Don’t worry, no Gantt Charts here (although I did consider using them at one time). I thought it might be useful to give you an idea of how I have planned my route to date. In this post, I will show you the routes I considered and opted for, the accommodation I plan to stayContinue reading “Project planning – (Part 1) Scoping”