Monthly Archives: Feb 2017

Head noodles.

7°C, moderate W wind, dry & sunny. I rode the Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 94.45km, time: 04:03:27, pace: 2:35min/km, speed: 23.28km/h. Hard work, just under 60 miles and I’m coming back from some loss of stamina this winter. … Continue reading

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Oh Doris.

8°C, gales, gusts to 60mph, heavy rain. Fourth named storm, Doris. The news is full of storm news. Widespread destruction is expected and the news channels are very excited. They love it really

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Kinder downfall

10.20am Grey start with hill fog visible above 400m. heavy rain later. Walked with Chris along the southern edge of Kinderscout plateau. Once on the plateau, we took a diversion to see a WWII crash site then returned to our … Continue reading

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Metric Century.

11ºC, grey but not too dull. light SW breeze. I rode Arrow; with MapMyRide+! Distance: 112.27km, time: 05:05:28, pace: 2:43min/km, speed: 22.05km/h. That’s 68 miles to you. I should have done 2 more. Spring is tentatively poking its nose … Continue reading

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A usual Saturday.

7°C, cold SW breeze but it’s drying up. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 26.42km, time: 01:46:22, pace: 4:02min/km, speed: 14.90km/h.​ The usual canal loop. The mud was deeper and more watery. However, that’s not so bad because … Continue reading

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Shower doors can explode.

Tempered glass doors sometimes can shatter violently. It only takes a slight flaw, a break, a scratch or an imperfection.​ Ours burst with a roar about ten minutes after going to bed. Nobody was in the bathroom and the door … Continue reading

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Afternoon on the Moss.

8°C, light S breeze.dry and some sun. I rode the Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 34.35km, time: 01:26:31, pace: 2:31min/km, speed: 23.82km/h.​ Down to 13 St 9lbs. I’d better not get any lower than this at this time of … Continue reading

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