Monday 25 April 2011

British Heart Foundation London to Brighton

I am doing another charity ride this year. The red cross seem to have stopped doing The Big Red Ride which is a shame as I wanted to do it again and see if it was any easier.

This year I am doing the British Heart Foundation London to Brighton ride.

I am looking forward to it, it should be good fun as I think far more people do it than the Big Red Ride. I am also doing it with some friends and family.

If you can please donate. The ride is not going to be particularly difficult (I hope I don’t regret saying that!) but it’s going to take up quite a bit of my time preparing for it and it’s a very worthy cause so please give generously.

There is a widget below that you can use to donate but here is a direct link to my page if the widget isn’t working.

Long overdue update

Just a quick note as it’s been ages since I said anything on here.

I am still cycling and am coping ok with the 36 miles a day. Sometimes when I am very tired and am really not trying at all the ride can take me 1 hour and 40 minutes but this is very rare. I have got very close to getting the ride time down to 1:10 but usually it’s more like 1:20 door to door.

This is OK and about what I thought I would get it down to.

I continue cycling through the winter and only didn’t cycle because of the snow on 1 day when it was still thick and slushy even on the main roads. One day I cycled in and it –7! My water bottle froze like a slush puppy!

I am generally cycling 3 days a week but occasionally have a day off if I’m not feeling well or have drinks after work for example. I am planning on doing a bit more cycling to get in shape for the charity ride I am doing in June.

I have not bought a new bike yet but I want to sort that out soon so I can get used to it by the time I do the charity ride.