Monthly Archives: Dec 2013

Broken saddle.

CK-56 miles, 11C, SW wind, mostly dry. Made it up Bannister hill; I knew it would work before I even set off. I had the fizzy legs. Even braking my saddle didn’t stop me riding to Parbold. I have had … Continue reading

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Easy autumn

8°C, mostly dry and calm. November has been a forgiving month, despite the Daily Express headline that promised Arctic Blasts and a blanket of snow. We had a couple of frosty nights. It looks as though I am heading towards … Continue reading

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Colour in the hedges.

CA-26 miles. I rode with MapMyRide! Distance: 16.40mi, time: 01:08:30, speed: 14.4mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/442756169 That new IZONE Arc 600, I planned to use as a second light, will now become my main bike front. The Asteri 3 is rated at 200 lumen, … Continue reading

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December ride.

5°C, getting windy, clear and cold. CA-34 miles. MapMyRide! Distance: 23.98mi, time: 01:39:18, speed: 14.5mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/441808821 Glints in the December gloom; each morning there is a fine sunrise over my left shoulder as I ride to work. Evenings, an extended … Continue reading

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Dark lanes after work.

7°C,still, dry. I rode with MapMyRide! Distance: 24.14mi, time: 01:38min, speed: 14.7mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/441210425 Thirty-five miles today, a work day! That’s not bad, and after feeling so off yesterday. I could have ridden more but I got hungry. The old lights … Continue reading

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