Category Archives: LA Racelite

Lollipop route.

23°C, light NW, milky sunshine, still dry. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 65.81km, time: 02:46:14, pace: 2:32min/km, speed: 23.75km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2943936343 This driveway looked quite desolate last time I passed, that was just afternthe trees were coppiced. Now, in recovery, … Continue reading

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Three rides

15°C deep blue, light ÑW I rode Paddy Wagon and Racelite (2 bikes) with MapMyRide+! Distance: 83.08km, time: 03:28:04, pace: 2:30min/km, speed: 23.96km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2882959417 And then I rode this bike for a few hours. I don’t recall riding two different … Continue reading

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Two rides today.

9C, Brisk W wind but dry and white cloud. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 29.02km, time: 01:14:59, pace: 2:35min/km, speed: 23.22km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2845558555 This crumbling restaurant has been abandoned for over 10 years. In it’s hay-day I can only imagine … Continue reading

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Racelite to Hixon.

18°C, sunny with light SE breeze. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 98.56km, time: 04:13:17, pace: 2:34min/km, speed: 23.35km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2483606477​ Like wading through treacle. My legs didn’t warm up until about 15 miles. I shouldn’t be harsh on myself because … Continue reading

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Burst, then fixed with carpet tape.

I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 41.58km, time: 01:47:52, pace: 2:36min/km, speed: 23.13km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2420264324 A speedy whizz through the lanes to freshen up. But in the thirteenth mile: bang! The rear tyre burst. Fibres were sticking out like hair. The … Continue reading

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Summer break ride

18°C grey sky S wind. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 37.83km, time: 01:35:49, pace: 2:32min/km, speed: 23.69km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2344632842 I have some fizz in my legs. This wonderful feeling has returned since leaving that workplace. It’s amazing how much stress … Continue reading

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Mid Staffordshire ride

Dull grey and some drizzle. 17°C and later in sun, 21°C. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 103.01km, time: 04:12:00, pace: 2:27min/km, speed: 24.53km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2333372318 ​ Woke early with plenty of fizz. Once I got going, the pace was great … Continue reading

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75 miles in comfort.

22°C, light breeze and some sun. Dry. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 118.89km, time: 05:10:08, pace: 2:37min/km, speed: 23.00km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2317797326 Adjusted the saddle before setting off, so glad I did. The ride remained comfortable right to the end. Still, … Continue reading

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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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