The seasons are turning 🍁🍂☀️🌸🍀🌼! Rubber side down 🚴♀️ and toe-to-tar 🏃♀️ sessions are at the order of the day! Saturday, 1 August 2020, was enjoyed on the Mountain Bike 🚴♀️🚴🏻♂️, riding 80 km of mostly gravel and small farm roads 🐎🐄🐂🐞🐌🦋🐛. The ride took us to … Continue reading The seasons are turning! Rubber side down! Toe-to-tar!
Weekends are made for adventures 😁! On Saturday, 25 July 2020, I enjoyed a fantastic 100 km gravel ride 🚴♀️🤩! What do you do on Sunday? 👉 Recovery ride 😂🚴♀️😋! The Moo Trails 🐮🐄🐂, as I like to call it, … Continue reading Weekends are made for adventures!
On Saturday 25 July 2020, I ventured out and enjoyed a fabulous Gravel Ride in the countryside 🚴♀️🚴🏻♂️🚴♀️🌾🐝🍂🐜🦎🐞☀️😁! The Cow-House-Oxbow-Gran-Fondo Ride 🐮🐄🐂🚴♀️🚴🏻♂️🚴♀️🤩 kicked into action at 8 am. What is a Gran Fondo Ride? It is a long-distance bicycle ride … Continue reading Gravel and Dust
Late-early 🖍💻⏰🤓! Late night of writing and design, up early to continue with the work. Once finished, it was time to take a break and get stuck in some chores around the home for a few hours, to refresh the mind. … Continue reading Late-early!
Roadblock ⛔️🚳 👉 Reroute 😁! 👉 Roadblock ⛔️🚳 105 km Gravel training ride planned for Saturday, 18 July 2020 🚴♀️! Enters Life! Madam Roza gets sick on Friday night 🐶😢! The Love Of My Life doesn’t hold anything down from … Continue reading Roadblock – Reroute!
Falke SA and Dawn Wing Couriers made my day with their 5-Star ⭐️ Service 🧦😷🚚💨🚴♀️🤩! Thank You 👌😁! I’m doing a training ride this Saturday 🚴♀️, The Mini Munga, 6hr Ride – FTR, distance ±105 km, with an avg. elevation … Continue reading Self-motivation and 5-Star Service!
26 km Testing the Spares 🦵 Fueling ⛽️🚴♀️ the Mojo 🌟😁 kind of ride! Right Hamstring Sensitive! Right Quadriceps Tendon Stiff 😬🙄🤷♀️? Not sure what I did 🏋️♀️🤸♀️😜! Niggle better today after Anti-inflammatory 💊+ TLC! Little post-ride caffeine ☕️ sweetened with berry biscuits 🍒🍪😋! Naughty but nice 😇! Ride Avg. 🚴♀️💨 not too shabby, considering 👆😅! … Continue reading The best view comes after the hardest climb!
Pushing the limits, body, mind and soul! Fab Bronkhorstbaai Ride on Saturday, 20 June 2020 🤩! Absolutely loved it 💃🚴♀️🚴♂️🚴💨! Clocked ✅ 103,47 km, with and Elevation Gain 🚵♀️ of 1,108 m, and burned 2845 Cal 🔥💪😃! This ride also … Continue reading Blackwattle-Kakiebos-Jive
Oscar Wilde once said; “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” Oscar Wilde was a clever man! It hurts when you are … Continue reading Looks, Clothes, Fancy Car?
David Vellacott brings us two short reads, reminding us of simple things, that help you, and me to save time and be more productive. Both books are available on Amazon. In Productivity Hacks: How to do less and get better … Continue reading Use your Time Wisely!
Easy 10 km this morning 🏃♀️❄️🥶! 3 STRAVA Badges in 1 Day 🎖💪😜! Keeping the system healthy with a Triple Action Vitamin C Booster, Omegas, and a healthy dose of fresh winter fruit, veg and protein 🍋🍊🍏🍌🍅🥦🥬🌶🥕🥩🍗🐟😋! Contemplating life 🥺! … Continue reading Notched VO2 Max to 41!
Taking the edge off life, putting thoughts of COVID-19 and the current state of 🇿🇦 aside, I took the Curves for a Spin this morning 🚴♀️💨😜! Energizing my Mojo Baby 🤩🥳🌟! Pedalling 🚴♀️ along, dodging the 6-9 AM crowd🚶♀️🐕🏃♀️🚴♂️👶🚗🤭😅! Training Load is looking 👀 better 💪🚴♀️🏃♀️🏋️♀️🤸♀️😁! Yay, earned a … Continue reading Taking the Edge Off Life!
Thursday was chilly ❄️ and windy 🌪 outside! Best place was on Lulu’s reading chair 📚🤓, under her blankie 🐶! #K9Security from inside, I could still see the garden 🌸🍄🍀🌳, and spot the birds 🦅 and lizards 🦎! I saw one … Continue reading #K9 Security from Inside!
Limits tested, soul revived, we arrived back at Kuungana Bush Lodge and popped into Sweet Torque Café. Energizing the bodies with lovely craft beer, and scrumptous toasties and fries, served by the friendly barman of Kuungana. Continue reading Kuungana Bush Lodge MTB Ride!
Rosemary-Oxbow-Loop 🐂🚴♀️🚴🏻♂️💨5⭐️😁! Absolutely loved it! Fab MTB ride, yesterday 🤩! Great group 👏! Fabulous 76.91 km Gravel Ride 🚴♀️ with #StofpadTrappers! The #BlackStallion 🚲 behaved himself, had an absolutely awesome time on the bike with great Peeps! Continue reading Rosemary-Oxbow-Loop!
Walk On The Wild Side Baby🚶♀️🍦😋🔊🎧🎶🥁🎸😁! Icy Chocolate Affair 🤩! 100 km MTB ride 🚴♀️💨 on Saturday past, called for a recovery ride the next day! My taste buds however demanded a serious chocolate 🍫 ice-cream 🍦 invasion 😋😁! Compromise … Continue reading Celebrate Pleasure!
Tough 100 km countryside MTB ride in Great Company! If you put your mind to it, you can do anything! Positive actions, thoughts and vibes help you overcome any negatives life throws at you! Continue reading Pienk Koei Gran Fondo!
Maintaining your bike is key to your riding comfort, and performance on the bike. My #GiantTalon has served me well for just this reason. Continue reading Maintaining your bike!
The sky is grey and filled with moisture ! The wet, earthy scent filling the air! Pitter patter, little raindrops soaking Mother Earth ! My garden rejoicing soaking up the nectar of nature ! Continue reading The sky is grey and filled with moisture!
If you are a cyclist, you will know that one needs to carry small tools, a spare tube, tyre repair kit, CO2 Cartridge or two and a few other bits-and-bobs on the bike for emergency repairs on-the-go. I have always used the traditional saddlebag Continue reading Top Tube Cycling Bag – REBEL REVIEW
2019 is slowly coming to an end and most people are taking a break over the Festive Time. Precious time spent with family and friends or just at leisure. I’ll be doing the same, reflecting on 2019, riding my bike, reading some books Continue reading Love, Peace and Joy!
Fancy a good “Cup of Joe”? Need your caffeine kick every morning when the sun rises? Enjoy a Coffee Freezo Protein Magic! The added protein to the “Coffee Freezo Protein Magic” makes it an ideal beverage for an athlete. If you’re not an athlete, this lovely Freezo can also be enjoyed if you did not have time to prepare a traditional breakfast, and you need something on the go. Tasty and filling! Try the recipe! Continue reading Coffee Freezo Protein Magic!
They whispered to her, “You cannot withstand the storm.” She whispered back, “I am the storm.” No Limits! Continue reading I am the Storm!
Life is an Adventure! Do it Today! Tomorrow might not be yours!
Don’t live with Regrets! Just Do It! Continue reading Life is an Adventure!
“I may not be the strongest, I may not be the fastest, but I’ll be damned if I’m not trying my hardest!” Continue reading Trying your Hardest!
“The LION in Me will always ROAR! It’s my Mojo, my Magic, my Energy! It sets me apart, makes me unique! It either attracts or deflects! It makes me bounce back faster than falling, a force to be reckoned with! The LION in Me will always ROAR!” – Luculle Stols (Real Life REBEL) Continue reading The LION in Me will always ROAR!
Walking away from a situation, people often become collateral damage. If the stakes are high, one sometimes need to revisit, recollect, reconsider, regroup and recover. Continue reading Just a thought!
Wake-up Shake-up Berry Blitz, enjoyed as a pre-workout snack or an on-the-go sip. It is a healthy refreshing, light and energising drink. It is excellent for those who are lactose intolerant, as it contains no dairy products. Easy to make, with ingredients that are readily available from your local grocer. Blitz the ingredients together in a blender until smooth, pour and enjoy! Continue reading Wake-up Shake-up Berry Blitz!
Prepping for your next workout session? You don’t want to weigh yourself down with a heavy meal. Instead, you want something refreshing, light and energising! The “Lean Green Machine” is just what you need. Continue reading The Lean Green Machine!
It’s Monday, here is a Little Nudge, to push you into Tuesday and help you embrace the rest of the week! Continue reading Just a Little Nudge!