Health and Fitness

Information and resources for leading a healthy, active lifestyle!

SE England Regional CX Championships

event info The regional champs also incorporates round 8 of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League, hosted by Ipswich BC. This is on a mixture of firm, flat grass, woodlands and a 4x4 section with muddy banks and bumps. There is also sometimes ... (more)

Cycling Performance Programme

Performance Programme My plan and diary for cycling in 2022 will focus on audaxes (long-distance rides) throughout the year, peaking in August for London-Edinburgh-London. 2022 targets Complete the Audax UK Randonneur 2500 award (200 ... (more)

A Social Feed

This is a feed of everything I'm interested in, filtered and categorised according to my choices. Channels: Twitter (multiple accounts) Facebook groups Facebook pages Google+ LinkedIn Flickr Youtube Website RSS Webpage updates ... (more)

Crivit products

The Crivit® product range If you're looking for outdoors clothing or accessories, you could do worse than to browse the Crivit® range. Crivit® is a brand of German supermarket Lidl's, so it's most convenient for UK customers to head down ... (more)


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Amis Velo Hilly Fields Supacross

Hilly Fields was very dry and dusty, with lots of riders sliding out as the surface crumbled. Under-12's race Photos from the under-12's race Youth race Photos from the youth race Vet-50's race Photos from the Vet-50+ race ... (more)

Looking after the garden during extreme heat

During periods of extreme heat and drought it is important to limit the amount of time you spend outdoors, but the garden will need a bit of attention! The best thing you can do is to collect waste water from indoor usage (eg, from washing ... (more)

Lauren Hemp is in town!

After her success in the Euros women's football championships, where England came away as champions, Lauren Hemp came back home to North Walsham to be presented with freedom of the town. She also sportingly stayed around for locals to have ... (more)

Paris-Brest-Paris 2023

event info PBP 2023 is scheduled to run between August 20 and 24. The starting town is Rambouillet (view on Google Maps). I've put the approximate route on This is a massive event, and 8000+ riders are expected ... (more)

West Suffolk November Cross

event info Round 6 of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League, hosted by West Suffolk Wheelers. This is on heathland, with a lot of draggy sections and a sandpit. Note that the start/finish straight is very bumpy! More info is available ... (more)

Iceni Velo Cross

event info Round 9 of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League, hosted by Iceni Velo. This is at a horse sanctuary, and the course is mostly on soft grass in horse paddocks. There is also some action in the large indoor arena, and some technical ... (more)

VC Revolution Cross

event info Round 5 of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League, hosted by VC Revolution. This is on a mixture of firm, flat grass, woodlands and grassy off-camber banks. More info is available on the Eastern Cross website. (more)

Milton Cross

event info Round 11 of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League, hosted by Cambridge Junior CC. This is on a mixture of soft, flat grass and steep dirt banks. More info is available on the Eastern Cross website. (more)

Koblenz to Norwich

Meeting the team! Around a week before the challenge start, most of us got together at the Norwich City football stadium for a char and photos. Arrival Day: finding a hill near Koblenz After locating our hotel and checking the bikes ... (more)