Category Archives: fixed gear

Kona Paddywagon

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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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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Rode 66

11°C, still and dry. Some mud to watch for. I rode the Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 66.00km, time: 02:41:29, pace: 2:27min/km, speed: 24.52km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2577141967​ That was a happy ride: comfortable and reasonably quick.

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Steady Sunday run.

Rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 63.72km, time: 02:40:31, pace: 2:31min/km, speed: 23.82km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2549450442​ Today, a steadier pace over the afternoon outing. However, the sun blazed and the wind light.

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Fifty miles flat.

I rode Kona Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 79.90km, time: 03:13:53, pace: 2:26min/km, speed: 24.73km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2514787049​ It’s getting easier! This is how life used to be before full time teaching. Now I’m middle-aged and feeling a little youthful. All because … Continue reading

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Fixed in Merseyside.

12°C, white cloud and stillness. I rode with MapMyRide+! Distance: 74.70km, time: 03:03:39, pace: 2:28min/km, speed: 24.41km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2507628494 Calm between storms make for a good ride on a single speed bike. Currently, we are experiencing somewhat below average temperatures. This … Continue reading

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Azure sky, to ride under one.

20°C, light W breeze, deep blue sky and dry. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 55.83km, time: 02:14:53, pace: 2:25min/km, speed: 24.84km/h.​ http://mapmyride.com/workout/2404618307​ Started off as a plod, but got quicker as I felt better. This turned into a … Continue reading

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Fixed in cool sunshine.

18°.C, breeze W, sunshine. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 49.45km, time: 01:54:22, pace: 2:19min/km, speed: 25.94km/h.​ http://mapmyride.com/workout/2382292640 A refreshing ride along familiar roads.

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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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