Michael Shevyn

Michael Shevyn


Latest posts

The Bwlch, The Rhigos and the rain

Posted on 14 July 2016 by Michael Shevyn

10th July 2016 With it only being a couple of weeks away until we ride the Malvern Mad Hatter (101 mile ride) Andy suggested we do a long ride with a fair bit of climbing. As Lara is not doing the Malvern Mad Hatter and having also joined a cycling club, it was just Andy
Read more


Gambolling and gambling around Gwent

Posted on 27 June 2016 by Michael Shevyn

25th June 2016 Thanks to Andy for this weeks blog. Mike was unable to join us, so it was Lara and I who set off ridiculously early this week to take part in our first ‘Audax’, the ‘Gwent Gambol’, a 100km jaunt round the quiet lanes and beautiful countryside of Gwent.  For the uninitiated, an
Read more


Rhondda and the Rhigos

Posted on 19 June 2016 by Michael Shevyn

18th June 2016 With my bike now fixed I was keen to test it out, we hadn’t planned to ride together this weekend as Lara was at a wedding and it was Father’s Day on Sunday. Andy had said he was going to go out Friday instead but as the weather was bad he hadn’t
Read more




The Tumble revisited

Posted on 6 June 2016 by Michael Shevyn

28 May 2016 Last week was the Velothon 2016 and as we decided not to do it this year we thought we would ride the Velothon route or as close as possible to it this week. It was a beautiful sunny day and for a change we met at Lara’s house. There was the usual
Read more


The dangerous world of arm warmers!

Posted on 3 June 2016 by Michael Shevyn

Apologise for the delay in updating the blog, I am sure that you have been waiting with baited breath for the next installment of our training. Thanks to Andy for this blog post. It was wonderfully hot and sunny last Sunday.  But not quite warm enough to go out on our latest training run without
Read more


New Year New Challenge

Posted on 5 April 2016 by Michael Shevyn

After last year’s successful Wales Velothon ride we were wondering what we could do this year for our charity ride. Andy and myself (Mike) had been discussing this for a couple of weeks and we came up with a few options for this year’s challenge. Ride the Wales Velothon again. Ride from John O’Groats to
Read more



Mechanical Mishaps and 5 weeks to go

Posted on 13 May 2015 by Michael Shevyn

Mechanical Mishap A couple of weeks ago while out on a ride with Andy and Iain (a colleague in Registry) I suffered a mechanical mishap in that my free hub broke. For all you non cyclists the free hub is where the gears sit on the back wheel and drive the bike forward when you
Read more