Monthly Archives: January 2017

Another A6 sketch.

​ A 6 paper. About 20 minutes plus a few revisits.

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Haven’t done one of these for ages.

HB propelling pencil onto 26 book.

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Moss.

5°C, sunny but something is changing These things are charming. I’m some books, mosses are categorised as primitive plants (non-vascular, and like the lichens, they don’t have roots). That means, as a group,  they’re actually very old. Their sophistication is … Continue reading

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Mid-winter outing.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 57.97km, time: 02:34:39, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.49km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1966783052​ Doing shorter rides in this cold weather. This morning was still icy so I waited. This gives me smaller slot to complete a ride before it … Continue reading

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Cold deep mud.

2°C, grey and still. No rain. I rode cyclocross Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 24.25km, time: 01:42:43, pace: 4:14min/km, speed: 14.17km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1964758442​ Look at that flash of red. A tree, with broken branches. The scarlet wound stood out from the steely … Continue reading

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Southport beach.

7°C, brisk NW wind.dry, some sun. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance:56.91km, time: 03:11:38, pace: 3:22min/km, speed: 17.82km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1951884761 These tyres are great in the thick mud that is all around at the moment. This ride was over more … Continue reading

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Bad weather problem.

1°C, gales, had and snow. Or, why I have not cycled much this week.​ Fizzy legs prevent sleep, and disrupt concentration. It only comes on when I’ve missed exercise. This has been a week of gales with gusts of 55mph. … Continue reading

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HDR on a phone.

10°C, cloudy, mostly dry. No ride today as I’m fighting off a cold. There is a pattern this winter, no blockbuster colds. Instead, I have these days where I feels oncoming, but then fades away again. Today, I downloaded an … Continue reading

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Ride one.

Breezy sunny. I rode Kona Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 37.63km, time: 01:41:53, pace: 2:42 min/km, speed: 22.16km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1929826115 This picture is indeed edited with Prisma.

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New year, reset and look forwards.

Currently, my milage list stands at: Racelite: 394.3 Arrow: 1646.4 Kona Jake: 528 Kona Paddy Wagon: 925.4 Raleigh Mustang: =1,634.9* TOTAL MILEAGE: 5,129 Raleigh Mustang; ??, * That figure includes bikes hired on holiday, and miles hiked. I’ll have to … Continue reading

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