The Richard Bideau story is pretty amazing - even more so than Marigold's in many ways!
Ric - the scariest thing about that video is just how close and how fast the general traffic is moving! One of the things that always puts me off riding a TT is the fact they are on often on dual carriageways that are open,,,,if I did though, and had trained very hard, I'd be VERY happy with anywhere near 60 mins for 25M!
The big improvement for TT is not really the reduction in the weight of the bikes, but mostly the aerodynamics as well as marginal gains from clipless pedals, better tyres etc. Weight is only a major factor when it comes to climbing hills!
Breaking 24 mins for 10M seems to be seen as a good level for a club cyclist, so 61:46 for 25M is still pretty decent even on an aero TT bike!
Matt - you hadn't exactly tapered for this one . Pretty damn respectable time considering. Yes the long run was all off-road.
Ric - there was me thinking I'd done well to get a 10M MTB ride in this evening! Not far, but a good work out with lots of hills and a bit of technical stuff. Getting back into riding off-road a bit having lost my mojo for several years following an accident. I did get stung by a wasp though!
Good ride that Pete as well. You are right about mixing it up too.
Well done on the 200 Pete. Yep, sometime no accounting for form - all a bit weird!
Where is everyone then?????
15M LSR for me today. Same route as the past couple of weeks, but a bit quicker. Still bloody slow though! Just don't seem to have any freshness in my legs of late and not sure why, as it's not like I'm hammering the miles or anything.