Category Archives: Travel

Three rides

15°C deep blue, light ÑW I rode Paddy Wagon and Racelite (2 bikes) with MapMyRide+! Distance: 83.08km, time: 03:28:04, pace: 2:30min/km, speed: 23.96km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2882959417 And then I rode this bike for a few hours. I don’t recall riding two different … Continue reading

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First bike commute in 9 months.

8°C, sunny and fresh. Dry. I rode jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 28.25km, time: 01:15:27, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.47km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2874199003 That hill is hard in every way. It didnt even pay back on the return home; rain began, traffic built up … Continue reading

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DofE 2.0 North Downs

24°C, cloudless and still I led DofE Bronze with MapMyRide+! Distance: 18.27km, time: 08:35:00, pace: 28:11min/km, speed: 2.13km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2868937525 Each day started cold, Saturday was +4.5°C and Sunday morning colder. Here, the sun happens to shine down the inside of … Continue reading

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Up and Down the seawall.

12°C, white cloud with brisk SW breeze. Dry. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 17.94km, time: 01:15:37, pace: 4:13min/km, speed: 14.24km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2856106942 I ventured out onto the mudflats to investigate some jetsam. This is an excellent route to take … Continue reading

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Onto the front.

I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 51.89km, time: 02:17:34, pace: 2:39min/km, speed: 22.63km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2851052539 A shorter ride today, but went on the machines on the front. I could easily use these every day. Also, i quite fancy the idea … Continue reading

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Early misty ride

6°C, sunny still and misty start. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 73.79km, time: 03:11:29, pace: 2:36min/km, speed: 23.12km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2848921645 And it was gorgeous; rolling mist especially over each stream and drainage ditch. As for wildlife; a buzzard, remarkable … Continue reading

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Two rides today.

9C, Brisk W wind but dry and white cloud. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 29.02km, time: 01:14:59, pace: 2:35min/km, speed: 23.22km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2845558555 This crumbling restaurant has been abandoned for over 10 years. In it’s hay-day I can only imagine … Continue reading

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Renew First Aid

22C, Clear sunny blue skies. Still day one, breezy on day two. I learn’t more on this course in the first morning than on the entirety of the previous course three years ago. One aspect of their teaching technique was … Continue reading

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Working away.

Getting warm soon. A six day week: Invigilation; First Aid certificate renewal; Lead DofE practice expedition, then back to Invigilation. Colour testing the Masonary paint. It’s close, a smidge dark and blue. I’m steadily getting this done but my efforts … Continue reading

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Evening gusto

13°C, brisk S. Grey but mostly dry. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 41.30km, time: 01:47:27, pace: 2:36mint/km, speed: 23.06km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2824385746 Leave supper to reheat after a blast. Again, used the sea machines on the front. I have energy … Continue reading

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