Singh of the Mountains

Cycling challenge

Month: March 2015

New bike, new body – not quite!

I have my new bike! After much deliberation and consultation I have finally got myself a new bike delivered last Saturday. I have named it Alfie. Trekkie and Alfie have already met but I am not sure if Trekkie has taken it very well. Only today I found him lying on his side, not sure […]

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Steady progress

This week has been an easy week – officially a “recovery week” but as I have nothing to recover from I have been doing some low level cycling. This weekend is the big 63 mile ride in Meon Vale and the training is going up a notch thereafter. The Meon Vale ride is organised by […]

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Six months to go!

Well here we are folks. Not quite the count down but only six months to go before my challenge ride. I have so far lost 11 pounds but still another 17 to lose before I can be considered to be at my optimum weight to carry me over 17000 ft across The Alps. After my […]

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Bradley Siggins has arrived!

When I entered this ride a few weeks ago it was described as “intermediate”. It turned out anything but. Perhaps the description was for elite riders. I thought it would be a good ride as a curtain raiser for the long difficult training session over the coming spring and summer months. It turned out to […]

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