Monthly Archives: April 2014

Photo Blog – Southern XC rd 3

A picture says a thousand words. So here are a selection …

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Southern XC rd3 – The Mudbath

I’m no stranger to mud. Years of Foot-Orienteering at major events with muddy, wet, sodden fields for the final sprint. But I’m used to mud just on my lower legs. Not in my hair, ears and miraculously in my sports … Continue reading

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Isn’t she lovely …

Isn’t she lovely, Isn’t she beau-tiful … go the words of THAT song. But it sums up how I feel about my 2014 race bike. Weighing in at 8.38kg with pedals and bottle cage, I now face the challenge of losing 380g … Continue reading

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Not another Danish MTBO Camp!

The annual Danish MTBO camp has been and gone once again. This year, on the island of Bornholm just south of Sweden, and east of Denmark. Considering the ‘remoteness’ of the location, 250 athletes turned up (which felt like a … Continue reading

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April Fool!

This morning I posted that I had decided to ride a cyclocross bike at all my major MTBO races this year. By the time I got back from training an hour later, I had a number of emails and Facebook … Continue reading

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New Race Bike!

(Emily posting from HJ’s account as mine doesn’t want to play fair at the moment) It is well known that this year I decided to build my own race bike. Aiming for sub-8kg is  hard (and expensive). But after struggling … Continue reading

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