Category Archives: Summer bike

Perfect summer’s day.

19°C, no real wind, bright sun.Rode along thinking about my yet to build new frame. The fit on the cross bike seems best of the bikes I have. It should be easy to copy over the measurements. I need to … Continue reading

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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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Whizz, two dead-ends

16°C, moderare E breeze, sunny and dry. Tried some new routes towards Leyland. I made some mistakes and had to backtrack several times. The default Google map didn’t offer info on rights of way. That’s my excuse and I paid … Continue reading

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Shorts in February, really?

18°C, bright sun with a light S breeze. Another record breaking warm winter’s day. That average is 1 down from the last ride but I did start a bit sluggish. All was normal after the cafe stop which included one … Continue reading

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Racelite new year

15°C, milky sun, warm and dry. light S. Grabbed a ride on the Australia#¹ route after a morning of home decorating. Today is like spring a month early. The pace is good. I don’t normally get this bike out so … Continue reading

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Cool sun.

11°C, still with bright sun. Rode the Racelite possibly for the last time before winter. https://www.mapmyride.com/workout/3200059993 It took some warming up, but the usual rule worked – 1/2 hour or 8 miles, whichever comes first. 35 miles is a but … Continue reading

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Tartleton oil patch

17°C, 3/5 sun brisk SSW dry. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 52.54km, time: 02:11:13, pace: 2:30min/km, speed: 24.02km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/3086065537 A normal ride on the summer bike and a familiar route. At the lights in Tartleton, a puddle of yellow … Continue reading

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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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