Category Archives: Weather

Bronze Qualifying 2017- A

from 17 to 26°C, not much rain, some hot and close days. Group A; This group had really hot weather on their practice expedition.  On those days, they really struggled. Their stamina and concentration was really low. On Monday and … Continue reading

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Summer snow.

2°C, light wind. Snow in summer term? I always knew it was possible, we’ve had snow in April before. It once closed schools in April too. Today’s snow was only thin, but it’s there. However, it didn’t take tong to … Continue reading

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What a start to a valuable holiday.

18°C, bright sun. Holidays are precious, I hate to loose any of them. This one has started with a cold in my head. At least it could be over reasonably quickly. A term-time cold can often last more than two … Continue reading

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Every day is like Saturday.

9°C, wind and rain. Day Out at a seaside town, Southport. The place was swept by right rain and some semblance of its tourist roots are obvious. Tacky shops are open with loud childish music played and vast amounts of … Continue reading

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The ides of March.

14°C, cloudless sky and light wine. ​ A fine spring day. Large numbers of plants have burst into bloom this week. Warm weather has sped them on and I’ve seen the first bumble bees.

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Oh Doris.

8°C, gales, gusts to 60mph, heavy rain. Fourth named storm, Doris. The news is full of storm news. Widespread destruction is expected and the news channels are very excited. They love it really

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Mid-winter outing.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 57.97km, time: 02:34:39, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.49km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1966783052​ Doing shorter rides in this cold weather. This morning was still icy so I waited. This gives me smaller slot to complete a ride before it … Continue reading

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Bad weather problem.

1°C, gales, had and snow. Or, why I have not cycled much this week.​ Fizzy legs prevent sleep, and disrupt concentration. It only comes on when I’ve missed exercise. This has been a week of gales with gusts of 55mph. … Continue reading

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Snow.

2°C, heavy snow overnight. One year ago, was filled with excitement about my cyclocross bike. It was ready for collection and I couldn’t bear the wait. One thing that I didn’t get to do was ride in the snow. There … Continue reading

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Weekend at home.

-2°C, clear, rain has frozen, treacherous outside. Snow is coming. Today could be a brief window where I can grab a ride between melting ice and the predicted snowfall. This week’s milage is low, and despite a one mile swim … Continue reading

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