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Weeford mushrooms.

11-18C,dry light breeze. Most nights after work, I ride the scenic route home. This adds about 2,000 kCals to my daily expenditure. With about 3,000 cal per day, for a chap my size I could work out my consumption of … Continue reading

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Last card.

Today’s ride: CR-Distance: 55.32mi, time: 03:31:23, pace: 3:49min/mi, speed: 15.70mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/366243771 last week of the holiday and a mountain of marking looms. England’s weather did a grand job of welcoming us back from the med. Temperatures reached 24C, even higher … Continue reading

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Oh snow.

2C, light snow, heavy north-easterly, A thread of snowy weather hangs over us. We have been warned of severe wind-chill, but its slippery surfaces that worry me. Why? Because I have the fizzy legs. There are persistent thoughts of mountains … Continue reading

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You do too much exercise.

-4°C, calm & icy. Last day of snow, a heavy fall is coming this afternoon. More turbo time to keep me sane but… A colleague said in a firm voice that: (I)” you do too much exercise, half an hour … Continue reading

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Turbo effect

-2°C re-frozen snow. No thaw. 40 minutes on the turbo, plus other stuff as a warm-down. Not much, but it’s an encouraging start. I had no trouble keeping warm in the evening nor overnight. Such is the effect of exercise, … Continue reading

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That’s why I’m so hungry

12°C, no wind, sunny. CR˜61.4 miles. I feel this way every week when I get back. Some slight aches, thirsty and refreshed. Above all- hungry. The phone app says I used up 3,227 calories on this ride alone. Hence this … Continue reading

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