Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2018 – Closing the Book

Last week I wrote a fast, fairly emotional piece about Liege-Bastogne-Liege. A little more considered review is below.  It’s time to close the book on this year’s challenge. Just the one this year. The hard kilometres of preparation were done in the first three months of the year, getting used to the new bike and putting […]

Liege-Bastogne-Liege – Something Special….

So it’s nearly time. All the training, all the preparation. It all comes to a head on Saturday 21st April in Belgium. A quiet week beforehand, no more big rides. Just a couple of low tempo, easy outings. Stretch the legs a little. Just the one target this year, not like last year. And one […]

The Englishman Who Rode a Bike in Belgium

I already posted that 2018 would be the year of just one challenge. It is something already very special for me, the whole experience of Liege-Bastogne-Liege. I don’t expect everyone to understand that, you just have to trust me on this one. It will be even more special because, like  ‘Climb Against MS’ in 2016, it […]

Goodbye, Old Friend

Four years ago, I thought I would give cycling a try and, on an impulse, bought a bike. So began the healthy addiction….. Yesterday The Old Boy went to a new home for the princely total of 280 Euros, all of which will go to Stichting MS Research. For pretty obvious reasons. Great that an […]

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