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Giro Rosa 2019 – Stage 3

Halfway through the stage I got stung by a wasp on the forearm. It really hurt, but I’m sure not as much as Lucy Kennedy must be feeling after that finish. I’ve seen a few premature celebrations over the years but this was the worst. Looking through the lens, clicking away after each black out […]

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Giro Rosa 2019 – Stage 2

I may have seemed a bit negative in yesterday’s post: I was tired, it was late and the B&B was terrible. Tonight’s place is lovely, so suddenly the world seems like a much nicer place! 🙂 The start of stage two was funny: a gentle roll out of town through the neutral zone. Then about […]

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Giro Rosa 2019 – Stage 1

Spent an age getting accreditation Sweated half my body weight standing in fields Battled with crappy mobile upload speeds Ate ‘dinner’ in a motorway service station Arrived at hotel gone 21:30 It’s official, the Giro Rosa has begun! 🙂 That was a crazy hard TTT! How can you keep a team together on that type […]

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OVO Energy Women’s Tour 2019 – Stage 6

Over the years I’ve been pretty lucky with cars, this week that luck ran out… Driving down to the start last Sunday my car broke down in Chesterfield. With no hire cars places open until Monday morning, I got two trains down to my parents and borrowed my Mum’s car for the week. Mid-week I […]

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OVO Energy Women’s Tour 2019 – Stage 5

We’ve reached the penultimate stage already. It’s been a long road to Wales, quite literally, I’ve already driven almost 1000 miles since Sunday! The setting for today was worth the distance travelled: Even if you’re never more than 50 centimetres from sheep shit, Wales is beautiful, especially when it’s not raining. I’d picked out the […]

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OVO Energy Women’s Tour 2019 – Stage 2

Driving over Dartford Crossing yesterday was a bit like entering Mordor: the clouds couldn’t have been darker and on the other side, a mighty storm awaited indeed. We all saw the forecast for today (clouds and maybe some sunshine), but it was difficult to believe that it could actually happen. So, it was pleasantly surprising […]

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