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becoming a cyclist

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 →

Learning to spin…

In the '90s I tried spin classes for the first time.  Back then it was popular... think Bridget Jones , jelly legs and plenty of sweat. Since then I've tried the odd class here or there but nothing's really grabbed me by the cycling... Continue Reading →

Reflections on 2015

It's the end of January and time to reflect on last year (because I've only just found the time)! In 2015, I needed 26 hours in day, the year rushed by and now we are well into 2016. The year can... Continue Reading →

The sun has got his hat on…

Today has been exciting. For the first time in six weeks I got on my bike. My inspiration: the sunshine. Today is the 20th December. There should be snowflakes falling and warm coats to keep you snuggled up. But today when we opened... Continue Reading →

A month off…

My friends, I have been hibernating. I have hidden from exercise for a month. When I say hidden, I mean I have been out of action. But tonight, I am back. I have weight trained. I know tomorrow I will... Continue Reading →

South Manchester Triathlon…

I did it! The South Manchester triathlon was my second this year. I woke at 7am, ate porridge with apple and raisins and packed all my gear in the car, along with two kids and Mr Shespoke! Here's my list: Officially,... Continue Reading →

This week’s antics…

This week's been mixed. Weight training on Monday left me aching. Tuesday and Wednesday ended up exercise free. I'd picked up a tummy bug which left me feeling zapped. On Thursday, I did my final 'brick': a 13km bike ride but... Continue Reading →

End of the week…

The end of the week saw a post work trip to the swimming pool on Thursday. It was so refreshing: 16 lengths quick, then made it up to 40 lengths. Felt good. And not feeling too done in from netball,... Continue Reading →

Netball…

A few weeks ago a friend said she was a couple of people down at her netball club that night and wondered if I fancied coming along. Short of excuses, I went. I cycled there, and the warm up on... Continue Reading →

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