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Chas Collins Remembered

Chas Collins Remembered

Chas Collins   Chas was a patient at the Christie hospital’s Haematology and Transplant unit. He was very affable and extremely well liked by everyone on the unit – patients, doctors, nurses, cleaners and volunteers alike. Chas was a...

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Who Am I And Why Am I Here?

Who Am I And Why Am I Here?

No don’t worry I am not going to be preaching to you or discussing the meaning of life (we all know that answer is 42!) I just thought I say a little bit about myself and my cycling “life” I’m Steve 43 year old who has only been cycling 7 or 8...

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Mistake #1 – Bike Choice

Mistake #1 – Bike Choice

On Sunday 12th June 2016 I was one of the 100 cyclists that rode the first Tour de Manc (TdM). The half Manc was 104 km and I completed it with a solo effort from the back. There are many reasons I quickly ended up at the back of the field on my...

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Tour De Manc Mistakes #2

Tour De Manc Mistakes #2

Christmas Eve 2016 and I have just registered for the second Tour de Manc 2017. I pre-registered so was able to secure a ticket this morning. In this post I want you to learn from my biggest TdM mistake. Back in 2016 on the big day, I was nursing...

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Who is David Jackson?

Who is David Jackson?

INTRODUCTION Hello, my name’s David. I’m a 36 yo dad, work for a local Charity and I owe my current good health to cycling. Most of my life I’ve been overweight: at 30 years old I was dangerously unfit with a resting heart rate of 100, tendonitis...

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