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  1. Southern Uplands Audax

    Bucket list, do a 400km Audax. Saturday (12th August) was the day to get it ticked off. 3:30am my alarm went off, but I hadn’t slept much, probably a couple of hours at most - thinking about the day ahead, had I got everything I’d need, would my light batteries be sufficient… Quick shower, first breakfast; a peanut bagel and yogurt with muesli, everything in the car and on the… continue reading »

  2. Big MS 200 ride

    I’m riding the Tour of the Highlands in May raising funds for the MS Society. I kicked it all off with a route-art ride in the shape of the letters MS - 103 miles in October. Now I fancy giving a similar route another go, hopefully with a few folk joining me - this time 200 miles. Updates 14th April - We're all good for tomorrow :) Weather looking ok. Due to set off from St Andrews Westport… continue reading »

  3. Tour of the Highlands 2017 for MS

    In May - over three days - I'm going to be cycling 313 miles taking in climbs to five Scottish ski centres and raising money for the MS Society. I started cycling a couple of years ago, and after completing my first sportives last year I was looking for a challenge to target in 2017. Cue the Tour of the Highlands, 3 days, 313 miles, 20,000ft ascent. I have a family connection to multiple sclerosis,… continue reading »

  4. My first Audax - Forth & Tay 200

    Audax has been on my radar for a little while - longer events appeal for some strange reason and last week I bit the bullet and entered the Forth and Tay 200. An early start (for a Sunday) saw the alarm go at 6, breakfast, shower, and bike in the car, I was on the road at 6:40. Raining - ugh. Went bit further, still raining. This wasn't looking so inspired now! Got to where we were to park our cars… continue reading »

  5. Monikie Duathlon 2016/2017

    Monikie Duathlon Winter Series is a run of three events in December, January and February organised by the Angus Bike Chain Cycling Club. I was on a group ride earlier in the year and got chatting to a guy that seeded the idea that it might be fun to give it a go. Bit of something different over the winter, I got my entry in. Not having done much running that was my main area of focus. Despite being… continue reading »

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From my photos…

  1. Road bicycle with red bar tape and handlebar bag with route map and notes
  2. Cycling Audax ride notes, map and direction cues
  3. View northwards of the Forth road and rail bridges from the road bridge in the crisp morning sun
  4. Completed Audax brevet card and cup of tea after the 200km Forth and Tay event

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About me

This is the online home of Richard Sanderson a web developing, dog loving F1 fan.

An English expat he hollars from the quaint Scottish town of St. Andrews, but formerly the far less glamorous—but equally sea-sidey—Hartlepool

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