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Strava twat

Posted in Uncategorized on May 15, 2013 by wilhay

I have discovered Strava,., ( well Aiden put me onto it).. its ace.. the 45 mins i get at lunchtimes is ideal for hunting local KOMs out 🙂

I know its all about Ego, but it definitly has been helping drive me in training.

24 KOMS… rather chuffed for an old chuffer like me, including HUndred Acres and Newhams hill. ( not all chippers)

seems that these short sharp punchy hills suit me.


New Bike

Posted in Uncategorized on May 15, 2013 by wilhay

well ok … i bought it a few months ago..

all the old ultegra stuff off my Surly  , and load s of replacement bits..


feels a huge amount faster than teh heavy old surly.. my woodland loop time has come down by over 4 mins a lap since having it.,

replaced the chainset with a FSA Omega, and the dinner plate witha  46.. its ace.. you can go everywhere in the big ring 🙂



Been a while..

Posted in Uncategorized on May 15, 2013 by wilhay

So i came out of retirement( 5029 days since my last race) to race the Morvelo City Cross… and did alright..really enjoyed the event…and totally hooked on the idea of racing this autumn.

Cracking weekend in Hellifux. 5 pints the night before didnt really help but hey ho.

2013 reboot

Posted in Uncategorized on January 16, 2013 by wilhay

Going to restart this blog to track my 2013 resolution to ride a few Cyclo cross races.

still here….

Posted in Uncategorized on July 26, 2010 by wilhay

well more like over here:

Trying to set up a roller racing rig.

Gentlemens Sprint Rules ( Draft 1)

Posted in Uncategorized on December 11, 2009 by wilhay

Here are a first draft of gentle mens sign sprints rules. Feel free to add to them, or interpret them, manipulate/twist them in order that you win more..
1. General sprinting

1.1 Starting The Sprint

1.1.1 The Sign must be in view.

1.1.2 Drafting of passing vehicles is perfectly acceptable as long as Rule 1.2.3 (a) is not contravened.

1.1.3 Holding up other road users is perfectly acceptable.

1.1.4 A standing start may be used.

1.2 During the Sprint

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Giving up

Posted in Uncategorized on October 26, 2009 by wilhay

Thats it… I am packing the mountain bike away… Even my sons push chair is equiped with disk brakes!!!!FFS!!!