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#mycyclingweekend 3 - it was wet and wild out there and so were you!

Loads of you braved the sleet and snow, and remembered to use the hashtag. Here's the evidence...

Well, we had some pretty miserable weather in the South West of England this weekend. That didn’t stop a number of the team taking to their bikes and recording the evidence with their cameras and the all-important #mycyclingweekend hashtag, though.

The weather didn’t put many of you off either, and despite the rain, sleet, and snow that covered large parts of the UK, your photos poured in and the #mycyclingweekend coffers filled up handsomely. So, once again, thank you!

We'll get to the photos that our team uploaded later, but first let's focus on you, our fabulous readers. You braved snow, sleet, mud, and quite serious injury to take part in #mycyclingweekend in huge numbers. We were impressed.

We must, however, send special mentions to both Facebook user Craig Osborne who is recovering from ligament surgery, and hamstrung Twitter user @ElthamVELO who, despite their injuries, took to their turbo trainers and clocked some all-important recovery miles.

Post-ligament surgery turbo session - Craig Brazil Osborne via Facebook

While the weather was a bit miserable here in the South West, we actually had it pretty easy compared to Monmouthshire and Cheshire - that is if Mathew Williams’ and the Macclesfield Wheelers’ photos are anything to go by. Even where it wasn’t snowing you lot were getting very muddy, as we can see from @richard2ryder’s photo of his sons, and Libby Gordon’s muddy hands and legs. Did you come off Libby?











Now, back to us. Below you’ll see Dave, Tony, and David’s photos of their #mycyclingweekend which saw them Strava segment-chasing, mountain biking, and doing a spot of pre-spring cleaning in and around rainy Bath. You’ll also catch VecchioJo’s cocktail sausage-oriented prep for his ride at the Mad Jack's John Seviour Memorial.




Wet and wild mountain biking around the #cotswolds #mycyclingweekend #bikes

A photo posted by David J Arthur (@davidjarthur) on






One of our esteemed bloggers, Sam Shaw, won the prize for hardest as he and a few friends found themselves summiting the 721m snow-topped Ben Cleuch in Scotland. Chilly.



Of course, not all of you are riding in the UK, and this week we received some photos from some beautiful places. Emma Young is pictured here descending in summer-like Majorca, Twitter user @badgerandfrog spent his weekend exploring Cambodian capital Phnom Penh by tandem, and this shot from Singapore by Facebook user Jon Williams is making us yearn for better weather. Glorious.






Singapore - Jon Williams via Facebook

Remember, you can see all of the photos by simply searching for the #mycyclingweekend hashtag on your social network of choice. It’s also worthwhile checking out our Facebook post at the end of last week reminding you to share your photos with us; it’s a treasure trove.

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