I am in my final few days here in Calpe. The villa has been home for the last 3 and a half weeks now, a few hiccups, but overall it has done well. For the first 3 weeks, we even managed to keep it quite clean. Until Ross arrived, then it appears to have got … More Calpe 2K17 is drawing to a close…
I think it is safe to say, many gains were made today. 5hrs and 10min, 2640meters of climbing at 240np. It started by cruising along the fast road all the way down to Benidorm, with a few wrong turns and an impromptu stop at aldi to try and buy a battery for my power meter. … More Big Day Out!
The euro look is something we all strive for, or as Velominati put it; “Being casually deliberate“, a phrase i absolutely love! I would like to think i rate cycling style quite highly. I never leave the house without checking my socks are straight and my cap is level. I’d say to date this is … More The Euro Look
Now 2 weeks into my month long stay here in Calpe, i find myself on my first full rest day. Basically this means guilt free eating for a day, thats how it works right? I have abided by the normal rest day rules; staying off my feet, eating, drinking and stretching. The only time i … More Rest Day Vibes
I am coming to the end of my first week here in Calpe. And what better way to end it than up one of the toughest and most grueling climbs in the area? Enter, Cumbre Del Sol ( https://www.strava.com/segments/5270481 ) , 3.6km of pure pain which reaches out from the mainland near Moraira, nicknamed Cumbre Del … More Cumbre Del Sol
I have been in Calpe now for 4 day. Which effectively means i’ve ridden a bike properly ( by that i mean outside) 4 times this year. My condition is steadily improving now and i should be ready to resume full on training come the weekend. As is probably quite clear, i have brought my … More Baby Steps
Having arrived in Calpe this afternoon, settled into the villa and met all the lads, i have a very clear idea in my head of what i want and need to get out of this month. I start this month long adventure with i’d say 90-95% of my health. Not ideal but a darn sight … More Mission Get Fit Quick – The Beginning