Category Archives: Cycling

A year of cycling – by Rich

If my first year with CRC has shown me one thing it has been that where there’s an obstacle in my way, be it hill or distance travelled, I will succeed where before I have failed.

Let us not beat about the bush, cracking your first 100 miler is a milestone in any cyclists book. I had a nemesis in the Etape Eryri (2014) in that I rode a 75+ course over 5000ft of climbing on a hybrid bike & I will not lie that I walked nearly every hill going. That was a defining moment in my cycling journey, I would purchase a road bike and do my utmost to conquer my nemesis.

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Roll forward to October 2014, I joined CRC and thought I would be able to keep up on a ride to Sledmere. Wrong, dropped and I was walking every little incline going. With a number of the group ably guiding me back home the only thing I saw for that entire ride back was Chris’s rear wheel.

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Gunslingers..

The magnificent seven six five four ride..

Which is the title of Alan’s latest awesome cycle blog post, all about cycling the hills in a fit of madness during the Yorkshire Wolds monsoon season.

Go read it now!

Alan is building up his fitness so he can ride the 2015 Prudential Ride London 100 mile cycling sportive in August. This is a massive challenge for him and is doing it on behalf of his Dad who is a dementia sufferer and to raise funds for Alzheimers Research UK.

Please give what you can for Alan’s cause.

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Riding with your inner chimp..

Alan, one of our club members has written a funny blog post on the fun and trouble that can be associated with riding with your significant other.
If you want a good laugh then please pop across to his blog, and if you did find it funny then please think of donating to Alan’s charity page.
He’s in training to ride the Prudential Ride London 100 mile cycling sportive in August to raise funds for Alzheimers Research UK.