Severe lack of motivation….

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Motivation, mojo, get up and go, lazyitis whatever you want to call it….it has hit me this week with a thud! The bike is back on the road thanks to my sponsors Cool Hammocks, but between a small injury to my knee and lack of sleep, cycling this week has been the furthest thing from […]

The Effects Of Living With Mental Health – Guilt

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The effects of mental health are numerous, in most cases there is no one aspect of your life that it does not effect in some way be it in a big way or a small way. For me one such area that I struggle to deal with is the guilt that I feel for the […]

Suffolk To Host Opening Stage Of 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour

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Suffolk will host the opening stage of the 2019 OVO Energy Women’s Tour on Monday 10 June, marking the fifth time that the race has visited the county.   The county also becomes the first venue to be confirmed for the 2020 edition of the race, with the news that Suffolk County Council and East […]

Product Review – Pact Coffee

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Second to my passion for cycling, is my passion for a good cup of the brown stuff! Coffee! Coffee and cycling go hand in hand let’s face it, there are not many cyclists that do not like a good cup of coffee in its many variant forms! When Pact said they wanted to send me […]

Man Down…Not Man Up….

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Warning if you ever speak with me face to face and ever utter the words “man up” or “its all in your head” be prepared for a swift and probably very angry response, there are very few sentences/phrases in the vocabulary of others that cause an adverse reaction, but when it comes to male mental […]

Me & My Depression…The Medication

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I discussed my diagnosis in another post called Me & My Depression…The Diagnosis, and I am making a kind of mini series out of it ha! So this post is about the next steps from being diagnosed – the first step was medication. In the last post I talked about how I ended up at the […]

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in!

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This week in the life of Chris Evans has been a mixed bag of everything really! Cycling was going really well – my head was in the right place and my body was used to cycling on consecutive days again, till Wednesday morning when about 5 miles in my crank arm fell off completely! Now […]

Me & My Depression…The Diagnosis

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Since I have started this blog I have tried numerous times to write a post about who I am, what my condition is and how it affects both me and those around me. I have struggled to convey this into words in a way that is readable and also would make sense to others – […]

Ice & Snow….

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Well the plan went to pot last week… I love riding in snow – when I ride in it I look like a big kid on his bike bouncing round in the snow! What I cannot ride in is ice! Weather here in the North West of the UK last week was in no shape […]

Wirral to host OVO Energy Tour Series and OVO Energy Tour of Britain in 2019

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The OVO Energy Tour Series and OVO Energy Tour of Britain will both head to Wirral this year as a part of the area’s celebrations as the Liverpool City Region’s Borough of Culture for 2019.  It will be the first time that Wirral has hosted either of the events. This year’s OVO Energy Tour Series round […]