Archive for November 2009



Recovery & the start of winter

Thursday 26th November 2009

by MikeC

It’s been a while since my last blog and Ive done a few interesting things since then. After my last race of the season I took 3 weeks recovery from racing/training, I had a stinking cold and only rode my bike a handful of times. During this time I spent a weekend visiting friends/family, watching […]

Le Tour du Senegal Part 3: The Journey Home

Tuesday 10th November 2009

by Dan Smith

You might think that with the race over everything would go smoothly for the final few days… how wrong you can be.   You would have ignored the potential for mass food poisoning!  On the final day in Dakar we were fed a barely warm meal of meat and pasta.  Had we known that the dinner […]

Le Tour du Senegal Part 2: The Race

Thursday 5th November 2009

by Dan Smith

Fortunately I got my bag back in time for the race and was able to put my bike together for the prologue. I had a good start to the Tour with a top 10 on the first road stage and a finish in the bunch on the 2nd stage… but it all went tragically wrong […]



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