One donor can give life to several people and restore the sight of two more. To decide whether or not you want to give life to someone else after you have died is something very personal and you need to make your own decision. Please also let your family and friends know your wishes.
By joining the register you are giving your agreement to your organs and tissues being used for transplantation to save or enhance the lives of others after your death.
Performance Programme My plan and diary for keeping fit in 2023 will continue to focus on audaxes (long-distance rides) throughout the year. I'm still undecided about riding Paris-Brest-Paris in August, as it does seem to be a bit of a faff ... (more)
Audax: the home of long-distance cycling If you love recreational cycling, and enjoy the prospect of an all-day ride, then the audax may be just what you need. Audax technically means "daring" or "courage", but you usually won't need either ... (more)
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event info After the inaugural event in 2022 (organised by Burnley CC), this audax is due to run every two years. That's impressive considering how many controls there are - see the 2022 event info for them all. For future updates ... (more)
event info This is an X-rated event (ie, no support at the intermediate controls) and riders need to finish in 75 hours (3 days + 3 hours). There are 16 intermediate controls; see the 2023 event info for them all. It is organised by ... (more)
There are lots of things to consider bringing on an audax. Most important are the bike setup itself, choice of bags, tools and electronic devices. You should try to bring enough to confidently get you round, but not so much that you're weighed ... (more)
event info This is an alpine sportive that climbs Col du Glandon, Col du Telegraphe, Col du Galibier and L'Alpe d'Huez. There is also the Ultrafondo, which starts at 5am and tackles Alpe d'Huez twice - totalling 226km with over 10000m ... (more)
People often worry about what training they need to do in order to be ready for an audax. You've decided to enter a 200km or longer ride, and this is surely going to require an extensive training programme and a tapering phase, right? Well ... (more)
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)
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)
event info Organised by Stephen Ogden of Alfreton CTC. Controls at Gainsborough, Wragby, Newark and Alfreton. For more information, see the Audax UK website. (more)
event info Organised by Ian Oliver. Controls at Pangbourne, Longstock, Fordingbridge, Linwood, Alresford, Winnersh and Beaconsfield Services. For more information, see the Audax UK website. (more)
event info Organised by Tom Jackson of Kent Audax. Controls at Rudgwick, Rye and Ryarsh Village Hall. For more information, see the Audax UK website. (more)