Category Archives: single-speed

Kona Paddy Wagon

A Sunday in October

9°C, belt of ran and dank after.

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Refreshed on fixed gear.

12°C, sunny and calm. Short visit to the Green Machines. It’s good to.pull the bars while staring out to sea. The wind is light today, though a breeze pushes inland near the coast. These are ideal conditions for the fixed. … Continue reading

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40 fixed miles.

22°C, grey cloud with occasional sun. I could ride this bike all day, unless it’s windy. Though my legs are getting sore, that turgid feeling has gone. Rides like this remind me of a the way we can take several … Continue reading

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Sunday fixed.

13-16°C, light wind and dry. A decent ride with variety in hills and flatlands. Home commitments left me with too little time to ride 100km which wouldn’t be much extra effort. Shame.

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Catch-up.

Sunny and warm week.In an attempt to make up for last week, I’ve been out at least once a day. Over the last 2 weeks, I’ve somehow gained 2 kilos in weight.

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Nearly 80!

20°C light SE, deep blue. Out on the Paddy-Wagon on the summer wheels. The route is flat but the variety comes from downwind zooms and climbing into the wind. Rode back with a guy who told be about some of … Continue reading

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Dodge the showers.

17°C, showers imminent. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 44.54km, time: 01:39:07, pace: 2:14min/km, speed: 26.96km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/3100448860 In this field of cabbages stands one solitary, proud sunflower.

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The machines and drizzle.

17°C, drizzle and onshore breeze. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 44.31km, time: 01:50:20, pace: 2:29min/km, speed: 24.10km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/3078674872 Same route as last time but with claggy weather. The biggest difference was my energy, I was quite enfeebled. The … Continue reading

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Today’s ride 2: Cafe Velo

21°C, 0 cloud but light W breeze. I rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 51.55km, time: 01:58:38, pace: 2:18min/km, speed: 26.07km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/3027257854 Back at home, the garden held some pleasant surprises for me, water lilys are in flower and some others … Continue reading

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Seafront machines and weirdos

19°C, 0 cloud, no wind either. I rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 53.45km, time: 02:03:18, pace: 2:18min/km, speed: 26.01km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/3015838321 As routine, rode out to the seafront machines and I wasn’t the only one there. A guy with a pot … Continue reading

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