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Time trial … not today

Time trial … not today

Went out on my new bike time trial route today, and it was an adventure.  First, an old twat in a Skoda almost wiped me out on Usk Bridge.  After I’d braked and skidded almost into his side, he drove off withut even looking back.  Wish he had looked back.  Tit. Then I hit the traffic lights on the Chainbridge and they were red. Then there was a traffic diversion. So the 9.8 mile loop I’m using turned into an 11.7 mile run,...

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Time Trials!

Time Trials!

Well, DIY time trials.  I’ve picked out a 9.8 mile loop out and back from my home to test my fast biking speed.  For anyone who knows the area, it’s down to Usk, then back via the Chainbridge. First effort tonight … finished in 34:39, which is an average of about 16.9mph.  It’s quite an undulating course, with one short, sharp out-of-your-seat hill close to the Foxhunter Inn (the own owned by celeb chef Matt...

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