Author Archive (Mary)

A mountain, a bike and sunshine with friends…

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AAA Audax Challenge

Eileithyia, on the CTC forum is a great inspiration to me. She highlighted, the AAA Audax Challenge, as she tries to ride an Audax each month of the year, although most of her rides are the 200km ones.... Far too adventurous for myself.

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Things ta de, when ya nae cyclin'

Bored, bored, bored, bored.... Did I say JUST how bored Im getting of the white stuff?

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New Year's Day in Peel

The morning of the 1st January 2010 appeared bright and very very crisp. There had been a hard frost with temperatures dropping to minus 3 over night. But, there was a cycle ride to do on New Year's Day. The day was too sunny to miss a cycle run and the wind had dropped. The […]

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Post Christmas Audax ride

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas day, and that you are all fit and well, and looking forward to the new year of cycling. Due to the fact and one, that I keep forgetting about – my other job – that of Mum, Wifie and chief Christmas organiser, I was FAR too busy to get […]

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Scones, and Sunshine!

Finally, the weather is on our side! Sunshine and no wind, what more could a cyclist ask for at the weekend. During the week, Paula, one of my cycling friends invited me to join her on the Scone Run. The Scone Run is an organised weekly ride by one of the cycle clubs on the […]

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Lashing rain, friends and a new bike

On Saturday, I had planned a ride out to meet friends in Ramsey. I live on the Isle of Man, and in May this year, I joined our Mountain Bike club, the ladies division. But on Saturday, we were not carving out tyre tracks on muddy moorland or lugging our faithful machines over gates and […]

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