I appologise for being a bit behind schedule on these posts, the hole is getting deeper and my ability to focus on my laptop screen and produce words that are actually readable is deteriating. But here we go! After the previous cafe day, we had a big weekend planned, before a rest day on monday … Continue reading Calpe 2K18 – EPIC Ride!
DayWhile at home, with all the long working hours, late nights and irregular sleep, I always found i was never in the state to do any real quality suffering on the turbo (or on the road, the road is just much colder). We found I could easily complete a set one week but then not … Continue reading Calpe 2k18 – The Suffering Begins!
Its our first recovery day in Calpe, which means we had to check out the go to cafe destination in the area! D-Origen Coffee Roasters in Altea. We chose the right time too, running into Team Dimension Data. See how we found it here! Or see how the week was here! Food: So we headed … Continue reading Cafe Connoisseur Ep2 – D-Origen Coffee Roasters – Altea
So I am heading back to Calpe for another year. Here it is...Calpe 2k18! Travel Day: This was an interesting one. So I was working the night before and our flight left in the early hours of the morning. But during the day it was pretty normal, was meant to be packing my life into … Continue reading Calpe 2k18 – The Start of the 2018 Season
I have thought about writing some reviews for a while now, so here we go. I won't be writing one for everything, but for those few select items which are now always at the top of my kit draw... Essential for those early morning starts and long descents, the fleecy inner keeps you warm and … Continue reading Essentials: Le Col Neck Warmer
I am in my final few days here in Calpe. The villa has been home for the last 3 and a half weeks now, a few hiccups, but overall it has done well. For the first 3 weeks, we even managed to keep it quite clean. Until Ross arrived, then it appears to have got … Continue reading Calpe 2K17 is drawing to a close…
I think it is safe to say, many gains were made today. 5hrs and 10min, 2640meters of climbing at 240np. It started by cruising along the fast road all the way down to Benidorm, with a few wrong turns and an impromptu stop at aldi to try and buy a battery for my power meter. … Continue reading Calpe 2k17 – Big Day Out!
The euro look is something we all strive for, or as Velominati put it; "Being casually deliberate", a phrase i absolutely love! I would like to think i rate cycling style quite highly. I never leave the house without checking my socks are straight and my cap is level. I'd say to date this is … Continue reading Anatomy of a Photo: The Euro Look
Now 2 weeks into my month long stay here in Calpe, i find myself on my first full rest day. Basically this means guilt free eating for a day, thats how it works right? I have abided by the normal rest day rules; staying off my feet, eating, drinking and stretching. The only time i … Continue reading Calpe 2k17 – Rest Day Vibes
I am coming to the end of my first week here in Calpe. And what better way to end it than up one of the toughest and most grueling climbs in the area? Enter, Cumbre Del Sol ( https://www.strava.com/segments/5270481 ) , 3.6km of pure pain which reaches out from the mainland near Moraira, nicknamed Cumbre Del … Continue reading Calpe 2k17 – Cumbre Del Sol