Category Archives: Cycling

Theiving Peacocks.

11~17°C, sunny with SW brisk wind. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 105.83km, time: 04:42:49, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.45km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2191839101 I still enjoy the thrill of getting onto the Racelite. It’s light and fairly nimble but somehow less so. In … Continue reading

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Hard on the hands.

15°C, Brisk SE wind, mostly sunny, entirely dry. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 72.78km, time: 04:10:50, pace: 3:27min/km, speed: 17.41km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2160239831 It’s all dried and cracked out there. Even molehills are as hard as stone. The big feature … Continue reading

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Southport front.

11°C, sunny with strong W, dry. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 62.68km, time: 03:11:43, pace: 3:04min/km, speed: 19.62km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2127494444 Overnight rain dampened the ground somewhat. It dried up during the day. HDR; although I like the hdr effect … Continue reading

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Cross the moss.

11°C, brisk NW, dry and sunny. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 49.14km, time: 02:35:15, pace: 3:10min/km, speed: 18.99km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2123818616 Not much improvisation on kid route today. Also took two brisk walks totalling about 8 miles. Although there are … Continue reading

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Three score and twelve miles.

14°C, mostly sunny with light wind. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 116.03km, time: 02:39:32, pace: 1:22min/km, speed: 43.64km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2099631971 ​ The view from Bosworth Battlefield visitors centre. North is the village of Mkt Bosworth. On the return leg, I … Continue reading

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Very muddy canal loop.

5° to 9°C, sunny and very muddy. I rode with MapMyRide+! Distance: 28.44km, time: 01:52:56, pace: 3:58min/km, speed: 15.11km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2043054158​ Deep, Watery and sloppy mud. Hence the low average speed. Sometimes as low as 5mph. Even so, I still failed … Continue reading

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Head noodles.

7°C, moderate W wind, dry & sunny. I rode the Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 94.45km, time: 04:03:27, pace: 2:35min/km, speed: 23.28km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2028737195 Hard work, just under 60 miles and I’m coming back from some loss of stamina this winter. … Continue reading

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Metric Century.

11ºC, grey but not too dull. light SW breeze. I rode Arrow; with MapMyRide+! Distance: 112.27km, time: 05:05:28, pace: 2:43min/km, speed: 22.05km/h. That’s 68 miles to you. I should have done 2 more. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2017927079 Spring is tentatively poking its nose … Continue reading

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A usual Saturday.

7°C, cold SW breeze but it’s drying up. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 26.42km, time: 01:46:22, pace: 4:02min/km, speed: 14.90km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2015532611​ The usual canal loop. The mud was deeper and more watery. However, that’s not so bad because … Continue reading

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Mid-winter outing.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 57.97km, time: 02:34:39, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.49km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1966783052​ Doing shorter rides in this cold weather. This morning was still icy so I waited. This gives me smaller slot to complete a ride before it … Continue reading

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