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Cycling On Sand

In theory the fact that we live by a nature reserve should make for some good off road cycling but at the moment I am struggling because it is so sand based. Their are a lot of paths through the natur...
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Corratec X-Vert Motion 2013

Bought another bike recently from www.chainreactioncycles.com/es/es, a Corratec X-Vert Motion 2013 Specification Featuring RST Gila disc fork, refined over the years, now a benchmark entry to the worl...

MBT

Many years ago, living in the UK, my Pilates Instructor tried to persuade me to buy some MBT (Movement Through Instability) shoes that she had just started to sell. At the time I wasn’t interest...

Garmin 220 or TomTom Runner

The Garmin or TomTom debate is on again. Last time the Garmin 510 won and I have been really pleased with it, and with the Garmon Connect application and web based service. Garmin or TomTom Garmin For...

First Cycling Goal

Have had the bike a couple of months now, but have still only managed to get out on it 8 times! 6 of those since I had the Garmin 510 and started using Garmin Connect (see below). AM really enjoying i...

Getting Fitter: Smaller Steps

Two months in and I am heading in the right direction: albeit very slowly! February was always going to be a tough a month with three ALStrays Pet Transports which meant that I had less time to exerci...

Garmin Connect: First Impressions

A while back I shared my decision on whether to get a Garmin or TomTom for use on the road bike. Today I used the Garmin 510 for the first time along with the Garmin Connect application for Samsung S4...

Getting Fitter: Small Steps

Well it is a month since I started to get fitter and be healthier, and it hasn’t been too bad result wise. I have lost some weight: all in the first half of the month, although having just got b...