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I am called Raffie and I've been a member since the end of May 09 now and have come on here most days to blog, log food or exercise and chat on the community forums. Its all very motivating. I live in Lincolnshire UK, with my dog, Toffee, a Saluki cross. We live near to the Viking Trail, so good for walking and cycling. Gainfully employed as a Customer Service bod for an exceedingly large company.
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I have a small cycling addiction and have 2 bikes, my fabulous Planet X Carbon road bike, which weighs a mere 7.75kg. I have my Winter bike, also a Planet X but a Cyclocross bike, so a bit tougher than the roadie and I can go off or on road on him. He weighs in a a whopping 8.7kg :-D
The new bike to my 'stable' is a lightweight Reynolds 531 Steel Road bike of some 35 years of age. Built to race and boy, does that bike fly. He is called PeeBee - Purple Bike - and is my current 'go to' bike for riding. I might just be a little bit smitten with him.

I have been known to go kayaking and even to do a bit of jogging, from time to time, if my daft achilles will let me.

So that's me then. I'd love to chat to other Sparkies if you have the time. Anyone who'd like to friend me is more than welcome to.

Raffie


Member Since: 5/24/2009

Fitness Minutes: 96,949

My Goals:
To see 11 stone something on the scales. Every 7lb I lose, I shall buy myself a new CD. I have been through this goal, bought a lot of CDs and have the entire back catalogue of Eric Johnson's work :-)

10 stone something - new wardrobe
Anything less is a bonus and we'll cross that bridge when we come to it.

Ultimately I'd like to be 147lbs so working down to it. Currently maintaing 142lbs, so that's pretty cool.


My Program:
My programme mostly consists of riding my bike and walking for the aerobic side of things. Bodyweight exercises when nobody is looking at work, using the fencing, walls and anything else handy
I can't afford a gym so home exercising works well for me too. My iPod is very helpful for working out with.



Personal Information:
I live in Lincolnshire, UK. I am a Scot by birth but live in England as the Highlands are too cold for me.


Other Information:
I am a guitarist with a deep love of Eric Johnson. I love my dog, cycling and walking. I am quite fond of the boyfriend and I like to curl up with a good movie on a rainy day, a good book is even better.




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  • v BRANDI1809
    Hoping by now that all went well with the move and you are now well settled in.
    211 days ago
  • v KAYDE53
    I just couldn't get over the name Lentil Dahl, and when you said you might put curry powder in it; I thought surely this stuff isn't really lentils! emoticon Thanks for clearing that up!!
    239 days ago
  • v FITFORLIFE4EVER
    That was weird - that spark mail you just sent me said it was sent at 9.17 or something and it's only 8.15 - must be to do with SPs clocks going forward. Our turn next weekend...
    So excited for you for your move! :-)
    268 days ago
  • v HAYBURNER1969
    Thanks for commenting on my blog today! I'm glad people liked it so much! Red Lantern! I love it. Your life and your job sounds so cool. I am jealous (in a nice way, not a mean way!) that you live so close to a trail like that. There is no place to bike safely where I live. (Rural Virginia)

    Hope it's ok to add you as a SparkFriend and hope to see ya around SP!
    271 days ago
  • v DSJB9999
    Hope you had a WONDERFUL birthday whichever day you decided to celebrate. Happy Birthday
    285 days ago
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