Monthly Archives: October 2017

Steady Sunday run.

Rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 63.72km, time: 02:40:31, pace: 2:31min/km, speed: 23.82km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2549450442​ Today, a steadier pace over the afternoon outing. However, the sun blazed and the wind light.

Posted in Cycling, fixed gear, Kona Paddy Wagon | Leave a comment

A damp patch.

Warm, 18°C, windy with a few showers. In one corner of my living room is a damp patch in the wallpaper. Coincidentally, it’s above a ventilation vent. It’s the vent that housed a wasps’ nest last year, if you remember. … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Repairs | Leave a comment

Night rider.

16C, grey and damp. I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 49.82km, time: 02:10:09, pace: 2:37min/km, speed: 22.97km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2539294065​ First night ride of the autumn. I went out on the Arrow which ran smoothly. However, the bottom-bracket creaks very loudly. I … Continue reading

Posted in AVC Arrow, Cycling | Leave a comment

Out, but not enough.

12°C, Brian’s gale, sunny I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 26.93km, time: 01:28:01, pace: 3:16min/km, speed: 18.36km/h.​ http://mapmyride.com/workout/2537231175 Quick canal route to clear the figity feeling and fizzy legs. My weekly milage is significantly lower currently compared to normal October … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, cyclocross, No category | Tagged | Leave a comment

Orange sun.

15°C, milky orange sun. Is this you Ophelia? I can see a warm milky and oddly orange sun at 11am. Most odd.​

Posted in Weather | Leave a comment

Fifty miles flat.

I rode Kona Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 79.90km, time: 03:13:53, pace: 2:26min/km, speed: 24.73km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2514787049​ It’s getting easier! This is how life used to be before full time teaching. Now I’m middle-aged and feeling a little youthful. All because … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, fixed gear, Kona Paddy Wagon | Leave a comment

Fixed in Merseyside.

12°C, white cloud and stillness. I rode with MapMyRide+! Distance: 74.70km, time: 03:03:39, pace: 2:28min/km, speed: 24.41km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2507628494 Calm between storms make for a good ride on a single speed bike. Currently, we are experiencing somewhat below average temperatures. This … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, fixed gear, Kona Paddy Wagon | Leave a comment

Cyclocross on Cannock Chase

14°C, sunny and strong W wind. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 57.86km, time: 03:38:32, pace: 3:47min/km, speed: 15.89km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2499624422 Monday afternoon on The Chase is quiet with only a few dog walkers. Actually, it’s brilliant, I saw only … Continue reading

Posted in Cycling, cyclocross, Kona Jake | Leave a comment