Category Archives: AVC Arrow

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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Gated Road

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 44.66km, time: 02:04:16, pace: 2:47min/km, speed: 21.56km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2563950748​ Grabbed a ride before the cold front brings heavy rain. As I said on Sunday, the bottom bracket creaks on this bike. On Sunday’s side, the … Continue reading

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Creaking Arrow.

9°C, sunny with a light NW breeze. I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 93.52km, time: 04:09:46, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.47km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2560931983​ This one felt hard. Perhaps the last couple of slack weeks have hit back. Also, heading home meant going … Continue reading

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Night rider.

16C, grey and damp. I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 49.82km, time: 02:10:09, pace: 2:37min/km, speed: 22.97km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2539294065​ First night ride of the autumn. I went out on the Arrow which ran smoothly. However, the bottom-bracket creaks very loudly. I … 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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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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Easy 40

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 68.78km, time: 03:02:49, pace: 2:39min/km, speed: 22.57km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1905252578​ If I didn’t have so much work to do, I could have ridden far more. In this mild weather, all, I want is some stamina training, … Continue reading

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Road crescents

Dry, rather cool at 7°C with light NE breeze. Rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 68.90km, time: 03:00:32, pace: 2:37min/km, speed: 22.90km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1886134235​ Rode the Arrow for the first time in nearly 6 months.I’m riding the Raleigh gravel bike to work … Continue reading

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White dusty salt.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 54.12mi, time: 03:47:00, pace: 4:12min/mi, speed: 14.31mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1372582069 Dry salty roads, and a cold northerly. Speed rose as time went by, and I turned for good only because I was cold. Wrong clothes. It … Continue reading

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