Category Archives: Kona Jake

Let down by a pump.

16°C, gloomy drizzle and blustery SW I rode Kona Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 31.86km, time: 01:32:04, pace: 2:53min/km, speed: 20.76km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/3087552775 Once I got off the track, it was obvious that the tyres were too soft. Topping up the pressure … Continue reading

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First bike commute in 9 months.

8°C, sunny and fresh. Dry. I rode jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 28.25km, time: 01:15:27, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.47km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2874199003 That hill is hard in every way. It didnt even pay back on the return home; rain began, traffic built up … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Canal with coffee.

13°C, grey with soft but bearable ground. I rode The Jake wth MapMyRide+! Distance: 24.24km, time: 01:22:07, pace: 3:23min/km, speed: 17.71km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2489252846​ The usual route with today. I raised the pace on ground that allowed some give. Previous times here, … Continue reading

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