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Bleaklow and a crash site.

16°C, some showers, some sun. Mostly grey. I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 13.53km, time: 03:34:10, pace: 15:50min/km, speed: 3.79km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2412514553 With Carl and Chris to practice nav. techniques. My GPX track does not include the first 1/3. S). Shame because … Continue reading

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Artisan route, clockwise.

33°C, sunny nil breeze. I rode Zing with MapMyRide+! Distance: 50.40km, time: 02:38:59, pace: 3:09min/km, speed: 19.02km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2375533769​ Roaring got cut I’m managing hydration better now. A big drink before I go and a top up at Corbara. The loop … Continue reading

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Col de Salvi 1

34°C, breeze with nil cloud. I rode Zing with apMyRide+! Distance: 36.79km, time: 02:02:05, pace: 3:19min/km, speed: 18.08km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2365994018 The heat is fierce today. I rode without a map.  I remember the route from few years ago. On the climb … Continue reading

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Bronze Qualifying 2017- A

from 17 to 26°C, not much rain, some hot and close days. Group A; This group had really hot weather on their practice expedition.  On those days, they really struggled. Their stamina and concentration was really low. On Monday and … Continue reading

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Rhynogydd walk-out

Dense hill fog to start 11°C. Later nice sunshine with a chilly wind. Woke at 7am, all nice and warm in the bag. I didn’t want t get up, especially now that thick hill fog had set in. After a … Continue reading

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Foel Boethe warmup.

17°C, set fair with a brisk SW breeze Medium pack walking in fine conditions. Footpaths are better signed this end of the range. The X-shelter on the map is literally a stone wall in the shape of an `X`. It`s … Continue reading

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The dark side of Aughton.

11°C, light cloud, SE breeze. Today, I walked to town the scenic route to go shopping. I crossed fields and passed a water pumping station with a view over the town. On the edge of the ridge is a modest nature … Continue reading

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Spring and body chain.

14°C, clear and cloudless. Moderate easterly. I rode The Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 90.07km, time: 03:41:13, pace: 2:27min/km, speed: 24.43km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2085174905​​ Fitted the summer wheels and a new chain. The weather was nearly perfect, a brisk easterly built up … Continue reading

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Worn cog.

10°C, light sunshine and W breeze. I rode the Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 71.56km, time: 03:03:45, pace: 2:34min/km, speed: 23.37km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2058361796​ Bannister Hill was okay. Actually, there was a race going up there but they let me through. The … Continue reading

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Testing the kettles.

9°C, sunny with showers. I’ve tested the new kettle today. The new one, with a heat-exchanger on the bottom promises faster boil times. Cold mornings can be a problem on a camp because the low temperature dramatically affects the time … Continue reading

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