Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bye Bye Bikkies

If you like your coffee (mmm coffee), then you’ll be familiar with the caffeine-withdrawal headaches you get when you try to give it up. But Tiny Teddy-withdrawal headaches? I’ve had two good results at giving up caffeine (note the ‘two’ … Continue reading

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Rip, Shit or Bust

I injured my foot last week – and I have no idea how! All was going well. On Sunday I did my first 3 hour ride for the year and although I was slow on the hills, I felt frisky … Continue reading

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Underestimating Ironman New Zealand. DOH!

Something is wrong. I feel underwhelmed by the prospect of doing Ironman New Zealand. This goal should inspire me – something new usually does – but for some reason it hasn’t. Well, it has motivated me to train a little … Continue reading

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Weekly training routine Revisited

It’s only taken five weeks of using my weekly training routine to find enough problems to force a rewrite. The biggest problem is that the cycling isn’t happening often enough. Having just two weekly rides scheduled, and on adjacent days, … Continue reading

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