Category - Mountain Biking

Personal Goals and the Future

Pontypool to Brecon Ride
As I get close to ticking off a range of this years personal goals and achievements, it got me thinking about the coming year, my new goals and how to break them down to their more achievable components. For example, I set myself a 1000 mile challenge this year (as some of you may already know) and I’m within 60 miles of achieving that in just under half the time scale I originally set myself. If I get the final miles in this month, it will have been pretty much completed in 6 months instead of the 12 months I originally set myself.

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Personal Bests, Goals & Achievements

Mountain Biking
How cool does it feel to be doing stuff that you love and that helps improve your fitness and quality of life? I love it, and what helps make it feel all the more worthwhile is when you set goals and achieve them quicker than you thought! I set myself a few goals this year with regards to my fitness and my mountain biking, the primary one being to do 1000 miles in a year. Now, this may not seem that big a figure to many, but for me it was a decent goal to set out. My first 5 months saw pretty minimal riding (well, make that 1 outing back in January when I got the new bike (Cube Analog 29ER).

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Going Off Piste!

Going Off Piste in Portland
There’s nothing better than realising you can do more than you thought. Today was one of those days when you appreciate that the time taken exercising, losing weight and spending time getting out in the fresh air is paying off. Most of the day has been spent in the summer sunshine riding to Portland Bill in Dorset from the beautiful coastal town of Weymouth.

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Back to the fitness plan in 2013

Cube Analog Disc 2012 Mountain Bike
[dropcap2]M[/dropcap2]y god, was that sunshine I saw yesterday? Surely not!

Actually it was, and what a lovely sight it was to behold. Taking the opportunity by the short and curlies, it was out on the bike after work for a bit of a blast. Time to get rid of the cobwebs and even get the shorts on…. really! I’ve missed the feeling of looking forward to getting home from work and getting out for a good ride on the old Cube Analogue Disc 2012 to experience some fresh air and wind in the face…

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