Hey Brazil – quit the booing Rio 2016

I haven’t met many Brazilians. Without exception ALL of those I HAVE met have been very nice people. My limited experience doesn’t seem to square with the behaviour at Rio. Why all the booing? I think booing at football is fair game (I don’t do it myself) and maybe also at Mr J. Gatlin (drugs cheat). And…

Pru Ride London 2016 – 100 Mile Gadget Performance

Laden with gadgets I trundled round Pru Ride London. I was quite-to-very pleased with my performance, attributing all my success to gadgetation & supplementation. Nothing to do with training. Here’s how the gadgets/supplements performed: Garmin Varia RTL 500 – radar/rear light – this worked well. Didn’t pick up millions of cyclists. DID pick up the…

Swim Serpentine 2016

A weekend of wet fun for you all. I won’t be doing it because of other commitments but it should be a good series of events including some new championship events. Organisers envisage 1000’s entering so it will be a big spectacle similar to some of the recent TRI events there in recent years. Top…