- What have been your highs for this year?
My good ladies 40th birthday party. In Slovenia. At a winery on a glorious summers day. What a weekend that was!
British cycling success through the year. The Olympics and Para Olympics obviously, but lets not forget Cav at the Giro and Tour de France and Nicole Cook at the World champs.
The STW Sourthern Festival hosted by the one and only World Class Accident.
Meeting loads of new folk off here and making new friends as a result.
Going to the French Alps (again I know but its an awsome place to ride on or off road)
The Dyvi EnduroPosted 10 years agoXyleneMember
Passing my PGCE and getting QTS
Getting a job in my second training school – tough area, bizarre school, love it.
Sticking out life in the UK and remembering how good it really is – a few moments where it's been touch and go whether or not I would flit again.
Taking the step to find old friend's locally and rekindling the friendships.Posted 8 years agoMoreCashThanDashSubscriber
Rode the two sportives I did last year, and doing much better, despite still being fat and middle aged.
Discovering a 40 mile towpath/cycle path loop that will be great in the winter when the trails are claggy
Managing to link our two local rides into a 40 mile figure of eight on a warm dry dayPosted 8 years agoDaffySubscriber
Graduated with a first class degree,
Got job offers from 3 different companies,
Ran the Leeds 1/2 marathon in 1:47,
Stood in at Mountain Mayhem when a mate was injured on the first lap, completed 6 laps at an average time of 62mins with NO training. Was pissed on the first lap too.Posted 8 years agostevestuntsMember
Got married;Posted 8 years ago
Saw lots of family I've not seen for years (thanks to the above);
Had an ace mini-honeymoon in Scotland and had a craic with Steve Peat;
Stopped taking daily medication;
Have mainly resisted 'self medication' on the party drugs;
Enjoyed a euphoric weekend camping and biking in the sunshine with good mates.samuriMember
Finally leaving the crazy, crazy job I had.Posted 8 years ago
Finding out what weekends and evenings were again.
Leaving the next job and finally getting a job that is perfect so far.
Riding 62 miles with my son (his furthest by far)
Riding up to the lakes and back in a fantastic and very enjoyable road trip.TheArtistFormerlyKnownAsSTRSubscriber
Leaving a horrible job, setting up my own business and making it work – my gorgeous wife has just landed a plum opportunity to expand her business too.
Riding Fort William DH, Red & XC and having a cracking weekend away with my mates (the sun shone too).
Having a proper Summer for the first time this Century.
9yr old daughter beating everyone at her school and teenagers at her athletics club, winning her events at South Peaks Sports and coming 5th overall in the Derbyshire Mini League (Chesterfield, Derby & Amber Valley) 3rd round U11's today (her 1st serious competetive event) coming 2nd in the 80mtr sprint and 1st (tbc) in the high jump with 1mtr 15cm.Posted 8 years agobrackMember
-Spending a month in NZ with my brother and my gorgeous nephew
-Ice climbing in N Wales
-Glastonbury and seeing Mumford et al live
-Goodwood Festival of Speed
-Watchin the TDF on a hill with mates in Avoriaz
-10 days climbing in the Dolomites
-Finishing the 2 year renovation on my house
-Finishing my 2 year Practitioner course
Worst…reopening old wounds and falling out with my Dad!…Id give up the lot to turn the clock back in 2010.Posted 8 years agogrummMember
Bunnyhop and yunki – thanks very much, really appreciate it. Strangely it has been in no small part thanks to discovering an interest (and dare I say talent 🙂 ) in photography that has got me out of a fairly deep depression.
Still up for that 'crocks ride' at some point btw if you are.Posted 8 years agojohn_drummerMember
not so much this year (2010) as the last 12 months:
visited elder sister in Canada for her wedding; did a nice road trip from Calgary to Vancouver & back
saw youngest sister get married (ok, not as exotic as Canada, but Scarborough's not bad)
my band started playing gigs and getting radio airplay, going down well
watching 5-y-o niece growing up
that'll do for nowPosted 8 years ago
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