Monthly Archives: Feb 2016


I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 18.33mi, time: 01:26:13, pace: 4:42min/mi, speed: 12.75mi/h. Much faster today. The puddles are shrinking and surfaces firmer. In response, I put the hammer down. This north east wind is piercing though. It … Continue reading

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Cross the Moss.

I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 16.50mi, time: 01:33:42, pace: 5:41min/mi, speed: 10.57mi/h. Very squidgy, the back wheel was all over the place. The rear wheel slid all over the place. Sometimes the front too, but I stayed … Continue reading

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4°C, light NE, sunny. Floating back upto the surface for air now. It’s cold but the sun does shine.

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Planning a hike.

Maybe next week:  Cadair Berwyn just beyond the Welsh border. It’s approximately 800m high on a ridge with soft heathery slopes on the west and cliffs, opposite, With luck, the weather will be terrible. Mist would be great, or blazing … Continue reading

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New music; Gesualdo da Vanosa

7°C, storm Imogen is still a force. New CD, first impression: It might be a new release, and it may sound ultra modern in parts. But the first compositions were written in the1600s. We’ll see how this one grows in … Continue reading

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The pleasure of muck.

Storm Imogen; 7°C, very strong SW , frequent heavy showers, drying later. Meanwhile, on the domestic front, my laundry didn’t come not very fresh tonight. The powder drawer looked rather grubby so I took it out. It’s not too difficult … Continue reading

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Race horses.

10°C, light SW wind, heavy rain subsiding to light. It has been a winter of storms. So many have passed over this island, and more are jostling to do the same. There are so many that we could regard this … Continue reading

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Favourite route, 1 st. Lighter.

I rode Fixed. with MapMyRide+! Distance: 51.99mi, time: 03:42:53, pace: 4:17min/mi, speed: 13.99mi/h. Climbed Bannister Hill for the first time in ages, possibly six months. Last time I went up weighing about a stone more. It still felt hard … Continue reading

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