Category Archives: The Push Hog Legacy

The Push Hog Legacy: Epilogue

All good things come to an end, so it is with not such a heavy heart that I write my final Push Hog Legacy, which brings to a close the Push Hog Diaries. I had considered making the series a … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 11 – The Heart of York Bike Ride

Finally I have managed to finish my blog ‘Stage 11 The Heart of York Bike Ride’. I’ve attempted numerous times to write down the final instalment of the ‘Push Hog Legacy’, without much success, but here it is… better late … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 10 – If At First You Don’t Succeed…

I was starting to get a bit nervous, but finally a few days before ‘The Heart of York Bike Ride’ I finally received my welcome pack, including a route map and number. The route of the sportive takes in the … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 9 – The Truffle Shuffle.

Marvin, my trusty Lieutenant from The Big G, has managed to find a new Sportive, the only problem is that it’s in less than two weeks time, that doesn’t leave me much time to properly prepare, so I’ll just pretend … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 8 – Never Mind Granny, I’ve Got The Hump…

We’ve had some changeable weather of late, but when I got out for an evening ride on 30th August I wasn’t to be disappointed, as I was able to take advantage of some late summer sunshine, albeit with a strong … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 7 – Hull Thursday Newbald TT

The Newbald TT (Time Trial) is an event run by Hull Thursday Road Club, a local cycling club who also organised the Big G. I actually went along to cheer on a few of my colleagues when the event was … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 6 – Flying Without Wings

On Saturday 18th August, having a good couple of hours to amuse myself, I headed out on the old push hog to get some miles in my legs. This particular day I had added impetus, as after months of threatening … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 5 – Dumb & Dumber

If I were to be a bit mischievous I might suggest that the old and the young in our fair land might appear to be poles apart, as one group have lived through or been directly affected by the second … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 4 – Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Saddle Bag

I usually cycle twice a week, once on a weekend, but also on a weekday, and it’s amazing how different I ride on each occasion. At weekends I tend to be relaxed and cycle constantly and smoothly, whereas my weekday … Continue reading

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The Push Hog Legacy: Stage 3 – On The Road to Nowhere

I’m a creature of habit, no doubt about it, and due to an aversion to change, the majority of the times I go out on my bike I end up doing the same or similar training routes. Friday 3rd August … Continue reading

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