Category Archive: Bike Rides

Nov 19 2016

“And tomorrow at dawn we ride west and take …”

It almost sounded like Gandalf the wizard his wise words in Lord of the Rings. Only this time it was overheard during a Friday evening beer-infusion session at O’Neills on what became to be a memorable session.
Dropping into the bar straight from the office the conversations started quite sober around how there was no intention …

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Nov 18 2016

Indoors riding aka “Princess Chasers”

Not all of us Atyrau Outdoors riders appear over the moon with joy for the prospect of riding in the middle of the winter on frozen rivers with ferocious winds at silly low temperatures. While it has not exactly been figured out as to why that wouldn’t be fun, some of us have accommodated to riding …

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Oct 01 2016

2016 Centuri-run “Really Gone Bananas”

Like an itch that was not scratched. At least to those who could not make it last week it felt that way.
Why not ride and re-ride, re-enjoy the track along such a long stretch of water and further en-grain it into our memories and into the internal memory of our better-trusted Garmin devices?
There was enough appetite with  …

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Sep 25 2016

2016 Centurion “Gone Bananas”

With a relative short-notice announcement over our WhatsApp group, the decision was taken to ride the big annual Centurion ride last weekend. Most riders that were around had been riding fairly regularly and/or knew what they were getting themselves into.
The weekend before had seen a small group explore some new tracks to create a new route: “wouldn’t it …

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Sep 03 2016

High-speed stealth train to Just Villa

With the excuse of some riders wanting to get back early for family duties, three brave souls decided to head out early and ride ‘big, long and hard’.
At 06:30, with the sun below the horizon and temperature below 10C, the train started rolling westbound, straight into the wind, that was definitely present.
What followed was a …

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