Monthly Archives: July 2010

Short trip after all

I did manage to get out for a short trip after tea – to the Pestkapelle at Jörgebichl – this is just about 3 miles uphill from Nassereith. Of course, when I got there it started to rain, but it … Continue reading

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2 weeks to go

My planning seems to be making good progress now and I have starting making “to do” lists. I’m getting rather excited. Until yesterday I hadn’t been cycling since last Friday apart from my usual session on the exercise bike, partly … Continue reading

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3rd time lucky?

I have already tried to publish a post from my new N97, Hopefully it will work this time!

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A Little White Lie

I did say I was cycling from my HOME in the Tyrol, but this means going up the Fernpaß, which is a VERY busy road. The alternative would be the old Fernpaß, which is now part of the “Via Claudia … Continue reading

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More Preparations

Despite a bad weather forcast, the sun was shining yesterday morning, so three of us set off on our annual cycle trip, which should have been 3 days in the Ötz Valley and which we had aready postponed from June … Continue reading

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3 weeks to go

I finally managed the magical 100 Kilometers (in fact 113 = 70 miles) and over 1700 meters = (5600 ft.) elevation. I had originally intended doing 3 passes – Hahntennjoch, Namlos & Fernpaß , but I hadn’t reckoned with the midday … Continue reading

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More preparation

Yesterday I went the long “Tschirgant” route, via Telfs – 70 Kilometers, 4,5 hours in the saddle. For some reason I felt more tired than after the two longer runs I did before! So I had a day off training … Continue reading

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