Category Archives: cyclocross

Kona Jake

Up and Down the seawall.

12°C, white cloud with brisk SW breeze. Dry. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 17.94km, time: 01:15:37, pace: 4:13min/km, speed: 14.24km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2856106942 I ventured out onto the mudflats to investigate some jetsam. This is an excellent route to take … Continue reading

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RSPB tour.

8°C, NE cool breeze. Grey. I rode kona Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 15.18km, time: 01:06:21, pace: 4:22min/km, speed: 13.73km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2816224618 I’ve had a filthy stinking cold. Today, day 10, sees me not fully recovered and I’m wary of ramping up … Continue reading

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Muddy Mess Of a Ride.

Bright winter sun 6°C, brisk S. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 26.48km, time: 01:51:48, pace: 4:13min/km, speed: 14.21km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2676806983 A fine muddy, squelchy start along the canal into early low sun. At 6 or 7 miles, the squelching … Continue reading

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Galanthus season.

11°C moderate SW wind, dry with some sun. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 30.02km, time: 01:32:11, pace: 3:04min/km, speed: 19.54km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2673510304 Snowdrops are budding but not out yet. It’s not an early sign of spring, but is the … 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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Beach to beach.

2°C, brisk N wind, dry and sunny. Significant wind-chill. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 45.80km, time: 02:41:30, pace: 3:32min/km, speed: 17.01km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2599320025​ Today, I reversed the beach route for variety. A strong wind ran along the coast from … Continue reading

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Wind chill.

7°C, dry with strong NW wind. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 60.49km, time: 03:11:18, pace: 3:10min/km, speed: 18.97km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2592835927​

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Ride on the beach.

9°C, brisk W but dry at least. Rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 43.42km, time: 02:35:16, pace: 3:35min/km, speed: 16.78km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2580371377 ​ The beach at Formby shelves off at a very shallow angle to the west. It’s firm in parts … Continue reading

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Out, but not enough.

12°C, Brian’s gale, sunny I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 26.93km, time: 01:28:01, pace: 3:16min/km, speed: 18.36km/h.​ http://mapmyride.com/workout/2537231175 Quick canal route to clear the figity feeling and fizzy legs. My weekly milage is significantly lower currently compared to normal October … Continue reading

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Cyclocross on Cannock Chase

14°C, sunny and strong W wind. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 57.86km, time: 03:38:32, pace: 3:47min/km, speed: 15.89km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2499624422 Monday afternoon on The Chase is quiet with only a few dog walkers. Actually, it’s brilliant, I saw only … Continue reading

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