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Cycling in the sun…

At the end of October we went to Mallorca on holiday: nine days of sunshine, no shivers, no dark nights and the temperature hardly dropped to single figures. Bliss. The sunshine was nectar for my skin, and as I’m a factor... Continue Reading →

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Bike Park Wales…

We took a trip to Bike Park Wales last week. It's in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. As a mountain bike fan, Mr Shespoke's wanted to go there for ages. It was an hour's drive away and the kids were with us,... Continue Reading →

Family biking…

Summer holidays are here. A trip to Wales calls. There's been some biking on my own but today was a family ride around the Usk reservoir . Little boy was in the baby carrier with Mr SheSpoke and little girl was... Continue Reading →

Sunday brick…

I was supposed to do my first brick of my training plan yesterday, but the day disappeared with Saturday madness (swimming lessons, kids party and curry with friends!) So I did it today instead. On the plan was 10 miles... Continue Reading →

Move it…

Last night I went out for a spin on the bike. It was a case of getting the legs moving rather than an evening doing the best bike ride in the world. I went up and down the pedestrian lane... Continue Reading →

Tree roots, trails and torrential rain…

This is a guest blog by Mr Shespoke, hope you enjoy it and it encourages you to get on a mountain bike! 20 years. It's been a long time since I rode a competitive mountain bike race. At the age of... Continue Reading →

Sunday cycle

Yesterday was a busy day: bit of DIY around the house, gardening and taking the kids to a local National Trust property. It got to 6pm and I thought I'd better get out on my bike. I was followed by my support vehicle... Continue Reading →

Flats…

A fun night was had on Tuesday. We went out for a 'quick' ride on the mountain bikes. I don't know if I've mentioned, but a while back Mr Shespoke put on a massive gnarly front tyre. I think he... Continue Reading →

Radio silence…

It's been over a month since I last blogged. I am back at work making radio programmes. Two days a week is not a lot, I know, but with two children I'm experiencing the squeeze on other things in my... Continue Reading →

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