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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Product Review – Garmin 1030

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In 2017 Garmin launched the upgraded version of its flagship unit the Garmin Edge 1000 with the new Garmin Edge 1030, I have been testing the new unit for over 12 months now and here is my review! With lots of new features and add ons for the new Garmin 1030 in comparison to the […]

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike… Unless it’s winter!

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Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike…(John F. Kennedy), John was obviously not saying this when he was cycling into a gale force headwind with a side order of driving rain at 6pm on a cold winter’s evening, as let me tell you it’s not pleasure that springs to mind but exhaustion. […]

Calories – HOW MANY!!!

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THERE’S HOW MANY CALORIES IN THAT! Followed by a few expletives that are not suitable for polite company fell out of my mouth earlier this week after paying close attention to the calories contained within a simple chicken sub roll sandwich, chosen for what I would presumed would be a lower calorie, higher protein alternative […]

Miles, Sores & Repairs….

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Week one of the mission to get myself back on my bike has not been a resounding success if I am being completely honest….in no small part to a certain part of my anatomy not quite used to being back on the bike. Not my legs strangely they were feeling OK with back to back […]