Category Archives: Cycling

Mist over the mashes.

2°C, end of rain, no wind and mist forming. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 46.03km, time: 02:08:55, pace: 2:48min/km, speed: 21.42km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2668104400 One of those rides that were ‘needed‘. I set off in rain though it slowly lifted and … Continue reading

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Cross in the gale.

5°C, strong W, dry with some sun. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 31.03km, time: 01:53:45, pace: 3:40min/km, speed: 16.37km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2663183518​ Very squelchy mud on the towpath today. These winter tyres coped well so I was glad I’d changed … Continue reading

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Desolate, windswept marshlands.

5°C, white cloud and strong, cold SE wind. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 80.94km, time: 04:10:55, pace: 3:06min/km, speed: 19.36km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2658177568​ Today’s ride took me past my new house. I have much to look forward to this year. This … Continue reading

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2018, first ride.

6C, strong W, sunny start, wet finish. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 27.30km, time: 01:15:39, pace: 2:46min/km, speed: 21.65km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2637259882​ Woodvale has a new gate sentinel. This Hawk replaces a Provost that stood in the spot before. 2018: has … Continue reading

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Wild and windy across the moors.

7°C, strong westerly wind, dry but grey. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 61.81km, time: 02:57:08, pace: 2:52min/km, speed: 20.94km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2635188499​ I like this bike more now. that’s the difference 1cm makes. Earlier in the week, I put a longer … Continue reading

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Fear a Gazump?

5°C, light W but dry. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 27.46km, time: 01:18:45, pace: 2:52min/km, speed: 20.92km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2632971148​ My seller’s estate agent phoned today. It’s complicated, but the seller called for ‘final offers’. You pitch your best offer for … Continue reading

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Route to my new house.

5°C, light breeze, sun and showers. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 44.69km, time: 01:53:02, pace: 2:32min/km, speed: 23.72km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2630644450​ A duck died today. That marred my outward stage. Crossing the moors the road approached a wood. Suddenly it … Continue reading

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Two rides, two bikes

9°C, light W breeze, light sun. I rode Paddy Wagon fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 36.81km, time: 01:34:44, pace: 2:34min/km, speed: 23.31km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2628640216 I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 34.22km, time: 01:40:52, pace: 2:57min/km, speed: 20.36km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2629007473 Half a year since … Continue reading

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Dazzling tarmac

12°C, sunny and still, yet roads. I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 69.82km, time: 03:17:28, pace: 2:50min/km, speed: 21.22km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2624397079​ Excellent conditions for a winter ride. It was so good that I extended the route, and then extended again. I … Continue reading

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Fixed in Southport.

9°C, light breeze and sun. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 42.km, time: 01:49:01, pace: 2:34min/km, speed: 23.33km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2621786563​ A respite from winter weather. Even the wind gap dropped so I rode the single-speed bike. Average speeds lately have … Continue reading

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