Category Archives: Cycling

40 fixed miles.

22°C, grey cloud with occasional sun. I could ride this bike all day, unless it’s windy. Though my legs are getting sore, that turgid feeling has gone. Rides like this remind me of a the way we can take several … Continue reading

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Big ride= happy now.

18°C, brisk W, sunny and dry. In a way, heading out with a tail-wind is a good way to way up. The penalty happens when you ride back. All this DofE work has hit my cycling. That can mean twitchy … Continue reading

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Ribble nature reserve

16°C, bright sun and dry Not a long ride but I’ve clocked up well over 100 miles in the last few days. The trips to work have been quick except the return home yesterday. My legs were just empty and … Continue reading

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Perfect summer’s day.

19°C, no real wind, bright sun.Rode along thinking about my yet to build new frame. The fit on the cross bike seems best of the bikes I have. It should be easy to copy over the measurements. I need to … Continue reading

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Beach pipe

12°C, light rain, N. What is that thing? I features in the background of some of my beach shots. From a distance, especially in poor conditions, it can look sinister. This rain is an escape from the severe storms south: … Continue reading

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Crunchy sands

16°C, blazing sun with crisp shadows. A gentle outing along the coast. Much of the ground has dried out, that thick gummy mud has set leaving soft loose sand in places. This was a pleasant relaxing ride. Those dark bands … Continue reading

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Sunday fixed.

13-16°C, light wind and dry. A decent ride with variety in hills and flatlands. Home commitments left me with too little time to ride 100km which wouldn’t be much extra effort. Shame.

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Catch-up.

Sunny and warm week.In an attempt to make up for last week, I’ve been out at least once a day. Over the last 2 weeks, I’ve somehow gained 2 kilos in weight.

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Five in a row

20°C, clear blue with negligible SW.Five day in a row I have ridden. I can feel it now so the average speed is down noticeably. The photo is a dereluct house in Formby. Looks like it is a project now.

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Nearly 80!

20°C light SE, deep blue. Out on the Paddy-Wagon on the summer wheels. The route is flat but the variety comes from downwind zooms and climbing into the wind. Rode back with a guy who told be about some of … Continue reading

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