Let’s Race

Saturday, 21 August 2021, we raced ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿ’จ! I was invited by Santi Luus Lombaard to be her Teamie for the King Price Trailseeker #2 Legends MX Mountain Bike Race ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿ’จ๐ŸŽ–๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿฅณ! Challenge accepted, my little Black Stallion ๐Ÿšฒ at the ready, … Continue reading Let’s Race

Windy Belnori Cheezy Dash

Windy Belnori Cheezy Dash ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŒช๐Ÿง€๐Ÿฅง๐Ÿ“๐Ÿฅžโ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿฅณ! Just after 08:00 am, on Monday, 9 August 2021, we zoomed off on our mountain bikes, from Pretoria East to one of our favourite coffee stops, Belnori Boutique Cheesery, near Bapsfontein. It was a true … Continue reading Windy Belnori Cheezy Dash

Mother Cow! REBEL-Day Trail Night Ride!

Weekend Things! Friday, 21 August 2020. REBEL-Day 2020 ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿฅณ๐Ÿป was a fabulous affair! Endearing wishes and messages โ˜Ž๏ธ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿ’Œ received, followed by a relaxed and pampered day ๐Ÿคฉ! Then the ultimate excitement for the day! ๐Ÿ‘‰ Mother Cow ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ˜! REBEL-Day ๐Ÿฅณ … Continue reading Mother Cow! REBEL-Day Trail Night Ride!

The seasons are turning! Rubber side down! Toe-to-tar!

The seasons are turning ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚โ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ€๐ŸŒผ! Rubber side down ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ and toe-to-tar ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ sessions are at the order of the day! Saturday, 1 August 2020, was enjoyed on the Mountain Bikeย ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ, riding 80 km of mostly gravel and small farm roadsย ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿž๐ŸŒ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ›. The ride took us to … Continue reading The seasons are turning! Rubber side down! Toe-to-tar!

Gravel and Dust

On Saturday 25 July 2020, I ventured out and enjoyed a fabulous Gravel Ride in the countryside ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿœ๐ŸฆŽ๐Ÿžโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜! The Cow-House-Oxbow-Gran-Fondo Ride ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคฉ kicked into action at 8 am. What is a Gran Fondo Ride? It is a long-distance bicycle ride … Continue reading Gravel and Dust

The best view comes after the hardest climb!

26 km Testing the Spares ๐Ÿฆต Fueling โ›ฝ๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ the Mojo ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ˜ kind of ride! Right Hamstring Sensitive! Right Quadriceps Tendon Stiff ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ? Not sure what I did ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜œ! Niggle better today after Anti-inflammatory ๐Ÿ’Š+ TLC! Little post-ride caffeine โ˜•๏ธ sweetened with berry biscuits ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿช๐Ÿ˜‹! Naughty but nice ๐Ÿ˜‡! Ride Avg. ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ not too shabby, considering ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿ˜…! … Continue reading The best view comes after the hardest climb!

Blackwattle-Kakiebos-Jive

Pushing the limits, body, mind and soul! Fab Bronkhorstbaai Ride on Saturday, 20 June 2020 ๐Ÿคฉ! Absolutely loved it ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿ’จ! Clocked โœ… 103,47 km, with and Elevation Gain ๐Ÿšตโ€โ™€๏ธ of 1,108 m, and burned 2845 Cal ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜ƒ! This ride also … Continue reading Blackwattle-Kakiebos-Jive

Notched VO2 Max to 41!

Easy 10 km this morning ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธโ„๏ธ๐Ÿฅถ! 3 STRAVA Badges in 1 Day ๐ŸŽ–๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜œ! Keeping the system healthy with a Triple Action Vitamin C Booster, Omegas, and a healthy dose of fresh winter fruit, veg and protein ๐Ÿ‹๐ŸŠ๐Ÿ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿฅฆ๐Ÿฅฌ๐ŸŒถ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅฉ๐Ÿ—๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ˜‹! Contemplating life ๐Ÿฅบ! … Continue reading Notched VO2 Max to 41!

Taking the Edge Off Life!

Taking the edge off life, putting thoughts of COVID-19 and the current state ofย ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆย aside, I took the Curves for a Spin this morningย ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿ˜œ! Energizing my Mojo Babyย ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŒŸ! Pedallingย ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธย along, dodging the 6-9 AM crowd๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿ˜…! Training Load is lookingย ๐Ÿ‘€ย betterย ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜! Yay, earned a … Continue reading Taking the Edge Off Life!

Rosemary-Oxbow-Loop!

Rosemary-Oxbow-Loopย ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ5โญ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜! Absolutely loved it! Fab MTB ride, yesterdayย ๐Ÿคฉ! Great groupย ๐Ÿ‘! Fabulous 76.91 km Gravel Rideย ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธย withย #StofpadTrappers! Theย #BlackStallionย ๐Ÿšฒย behaved himself, had an absolutely awesome time on the bike with great Peeps! Continue reading Rosemary-Oxbow-Loop!

Celebrate Pleasure!

Walk On The Wild Side Baby๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ”Š๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿฅ๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿ˜! Icy Chocolate Affair ๐Ÿคฉ! 100 km MTB ride ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’จ on Saturday past, called for a recovery ride the next day! My taste buds however demanded a serious chocolate ๐Ÿซ ice-cream ๐Ÿฆ invasion ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜! Compromise … Continue reading Celebrate Pleasure!