Category Archives: Commuting

In a ditch

10°C, light SW, clearing sky but yet muddy roads. I rode with MapMyRide+! Distance: 23.80mi, time: 01:40:35, pace: 4:14min/mi, speed: 14.20mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1261941013 New tyres make the bike feel much more secure on poor surfaces. Rain has washed debris and mud … Continue reading

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Rubbish.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 11.51mi, time: 47:27, pace: 4:07min/mi, speed: 14.56mi/h. Slow. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1218989531 Mediocre ride with the energy sapping virus’s return the culprit. 12 days feeling ill, some at home. On a return to health, pent up energy … Continue reading

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2nd New lodger.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 29.1mi, time: 01:56:19, pace: 4:00min/mi, speed: 15.03mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1193551675 Extended tonight’s ride since Parents’ Evening prevented me cycling yesterday. The route was the same as Tuesday’s. This time was a little later, taking me into … Continue reading

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How to make a mistake.

I commuted with MapMyRide+! Distance: 9.91mi, time: 41:00, pace: 4:08min/mi, speed: 14.51mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1158327043 An ordinary ride but for the thick fog. About a quarter of drivers think it’s fine to drive in dense fog with lights switched off. I shouted … Continue reading

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Pigeon?

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 16.42mi, time: 01:03:53, pace: 3:53min/mi, speed: 15.42mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1153061165 Not a long ride, but add on 10 miles from this morning’s commute. Speaking of that, something strange seen on the way to work. Under the … Continue reading

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Canals are getting squidgy

I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 16.25mi, time: 01:23:20, pace: 5:08min/mi, speed: 11.70mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1148282977 I have a pair of summer cyclocross tyres on order. They have a faster rolling file surface in the middle, and blocks at the sides. … Continue reading

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Contact!

18°C, breezy, grey and some light rain. Rode The Jake to work for the return by canal. This morning’s ride saw 4 drivers using mobiles and 2 more who jumped red lights. But the funny bit: Small women have trouble … Continue reading

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Bang!

14°C, light SW, bright sun. Rode home on the Arrow, with MapMyRide+! Distance: 23.50mi, time: 02:07:35, pace: 5:26min/mi, speed: 11.05mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1012762447 Burst a tyre: maybe I hit a piece of metal, the hole but is quite large. No point trying … Continue reading

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Canal commute.

19°C, light wind and clear sky. I rode Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 16.5mi, time: 01:19:18, pace: 4:48min/mi, speed: 12.5mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/994624185 Rode Cyclocross on the commute today. I took the normal route in, but returned along the canal. It winds around … Continue reading

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Freedom evening ride.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 35.21mi, time: 02:09:06, pace: 3:40min/mi, speed: 16.37mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/942894543 Fast commute: crystal clear sky and warm air, that generates a lot of energy. As I got near Whittington, the Freedom cycles group passed, so I … Continue reading

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