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Multi Trip – no not travel insurance…

Ride 1: Set out to do a 62km, 3 hour cycle. It was foggy leaving home and just got worse as I went on, decided to turn home for safetys sake.

Went for a run to make up though (see next post). Sitting down for a cuppa tae after that mom was wondering how she’d feel about cycling (her legs have been paining her on the cross trainer) so I told her I’d keep her company if she wanted to go for a cycle to see how she felt. (thats ride 2) We went and did some shopping and cycled back home.

Cup of tae later she had convinced dad that he needed to do some exercise, so ride 3. There were a few times I even had to pedal with him, he’s not afraid of a bit of pace.

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I’ve been avoiding you…

So there’s this road that I’ve been avoiding since I started cycling. It’s got a mountain (long hill) on it. And I’ve struggled with short uphill stints. But I was feeling brave today and said I’d give it a go. Made the climb and never let the speed drop below 15km/h (which is a massive achievement for me, as on less steep and shorter hills I’ve often dropped below 10 hm/h)

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Swimming Parents – Spin 1

Quite a few of the kids I coach parent’s cycle. They had a training session this morning that another coach always takes (no I didn’t skip training to go cycling) so I suggested that while the kid’s were training we would go for a spin.

It was a handy paced spin, mainly because I think nobody wanted to be an arse. There were 5 of us this week, but more wanted to join us next week.

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