Category Archives: LA Racelite

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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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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Recovering, still?

I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 84.07km, time: 03:32:02, pace: 2:31min/km, speed: 23.79km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1724741051 Okay, so it takes more than a few days to get back on form. Average speed is low and after 52 miles, I feel tired.​ Still … Continue reading

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Decent ride on the Racelite.

I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 58.87km, time: 02:29:01, pace: 2:32min/km, speed: 23.70km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1721092376 Getting back into cycling. I always forget how long it takes to return to form. This time, the layoff includes weeks of hiking so it’s different … Continue reading

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Three rides.

22°C, bright and sunny. Light SW. I rode with MapMyRide+! Distance: 25.16km, time: 01:16:28, pace: 3:02min/km, speed: 19.74km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1718709494 I’ve listed today’s rides separately because of their different character. Firstly a short one on the race bike and then to … Continue reading

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Metric Century.

I rode the Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 101.83km, time: 04:21:44, pace: 2:34min/km, speed: 23.34km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1629224654 ​This bike is ideal for long rides. It’s light, good on climbs and smooths out road shock to some extent.

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Double metric centuries.

I rode with MapMyRide+! Distance: 124.55km, time: 05:10:27, pace: 2:30min/km, speed: 24.07km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1581417773 ​Fine summer’s day, and a good way to use it? This racing bike has hardly been out this year. An oversight perhaps, it felt perfect on the … Continue reading

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Bosworth Battlefield.

9°C, light NW breeze, sunny but looked warmer than it felt. I rode Racelite-8 with MapMyRide+! Distance: 56.16mi, time: 03:42:25, pace: 3:58min/mi, speed: 15.15mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1432128283 April is a little cooler than average right now. It’s nice and sunny but the … Continue reading

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Roast pigeon, no.

11°C, 4/5 white cloud. Light NW. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 27.84mi, time: 01:59:42, pace: 4:18min/mi, speed: 13.95mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1415353749 This afternoon lacked the fizzing energy I get sometimes, so a steady ride. Though the bike felt light and nimble, … Continue reading

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Industrial gardening

5°C, no clouds, C=26 miles Summer blight: Listen guys, it’s actually easier to trim the hedge with shears; it’s quicker to mow the lawn with a push-along. Switch off all those noisy machines and let’s all enjoy summer days on … Continue reading

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