Tag Archives: cycling

Breaking the Ice on 50m Pools

The last week hasn’t been particularly exciting (except for today!). I have had the week off as I have had a cough – I stopped training as soon as my glands went up, it is my usual cue that something … Continue reading

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First Triathlon: Tockington 2012

After ~16 weeks of training Рcovering 765.8 kilometers over 49hrs 19mins 23seconds and consuming 46,718 calories I made it to the start line of the Tockington 2012 Triathlon Рmy first triathlon.

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Runalyzer Heart Rate Monitor Review

The Runalyzer HR key is billed as a small widget that plugs into the bottom of your iPhone and allows your iPhone to receive HR information from the ‘analogue’ heart rate monitor belts such as the Polar T31 Coded – … Continue reading

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Punctures, Perseverance and Puzzlement – Summary of the week

So Friday I picked up my bike from the LBS (Local Bike Shop) as it had developed some kind of noise that sounded like the bottom bracket had decided to die a painful death. I get 500m down the the … Continue reading

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First Ever Brick

brick: 1. A small rectangular block typically made of fired or sun-dried clay, used in building 2. Bricks collectively as a building material 3. A small, rectangular object 4. A generous, helpful, and reliable person This post is about none … Continue reading

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Review: Polar FT1 HR Monitor

I bought this probably over a year ago now when I started running so I have had some good use out of it. The FT1 is Polar’s most basic HR monitor (and therefore its cheapest!). It comes with a HR … Continue reading

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What’s this all about? The beginning of it all…

This is a quick introduction as to what this is all about and how it all began. The story so far… around 20 months ago I decided to get a bit fitter. University life and a job as a software … Continue reading

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