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The Apprentice -2022

The Apprentice -2022

One of my favourite TV shows starts this evening (6th January 2022) – The Apprentice with Lord Alan Sugar. A reality ‘business’ game show that has been on-air since Feb 2005. The programme focuses on a group of young(ish) business people competing in a series of...

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Zwift – Level 50

Zwift – Level 50

Zwift is a popular multiplayer online, cycling and running, physical training programme that enables users to interact, train and compete in a number of virtual worlds. It was founded in 2014 and the first ‘beta’ version was available in Sept 2014. A fully-fledged...

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The Manx Missile is Back

The Manx Missile is Back

Exciting Breaking News… Mark Cavendish (36) will race the 2021 edition of the Tour de France. His team, Deceuninck-Quick-Step announced today, that Cavendish will be the team’s nominated Sprinter for the 108th Edition of the TdeF. Sam Bennett was the Team’s chosen...

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Hot Weather Cycling

Hot Weather Cycling

For the last few weeks, here in the UK it has been very sunny. We have been having our annual “summer”. The time of year when we have a few weeks of very hot weather and the headline in the newspapers is ‘What a Scorcher…!’ It lasts about 3 weeks and then we are back...

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Tokyo Olympics 2020

Tokyo Olympics 2020

It has been confirmed that the Tokyo Summer Olympics will be held between 24th July to the 9th August 2021. Originally scheduled to take place from 24th July to 9th August 2020, the event was postponed in March 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic. This is the...

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Fitwins Virtual Challenge

Fitwins Virtual Challenge

Fitwins Virtual Challenges: FITWINS means winning physically, winning mentally, taking on a challenge and smashing your goals. Throughout 2020, as well as my usual riding on Zwift, I was also taking on a number of Virtual Challenges. These included, Lands End to John...

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Tour de France 2020

Tour de France 2020

The Tour de France was scheduled to run from the 27th June – 19th July 2021. It was the 107th edition of the race. However, due to the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, it was postponed to the 29th August 2021and it finished in Paris on the 20th September. It was a strange...

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A Funny Start to the Year

A Funny Start to the Year

It has been a very funny start to the New Year - 2020 There is something in the air, it’s not quite right! It didn’t have a great start – my wife in hospital for a pretty serious operation, then a month of assorted hospital visits, and when I was back talking with...

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Pro-Cycling 2020

Pro-Cycling 2020

The 2020 Pro-Cycling Season, has well and truly started. With the Tour Down Under (21st – 26th Jan) won by Richie Porte (Trek-Segafredo), all those fans are looking forward to a great year of cycling. Out to the UAE in February, then the Classics from March… With the...

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Tour of Britain 2019

Tour of Britain 2019

I’m a great fan of the Tour of Britain, and have followed it from the early days of The Milk Race. The 2019 Ovo Energy Tour of Britain was an eight-stage men's professional road cycling race. It was the sixteenth running of the modern version of the Tour of Britain...

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Hydration – Water – Nature’s Health Drink

Hydration – Water – Nature’s Health Drink

Water is our body's vital fuel, a health drink from Mother Nature. It is calorie-free, inexpensive and available everywhere.  Yet few people follow the old fashioned advice to drink eight glasses of water a day. Most people drink when they are thirsty, but the drink...

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