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Whittington canal.

17°C, sunny dry but cooler. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 29.12km, time: 01:47:19, pace: 3:41min/km, speed: 16.28km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2436944570 ​ Reverse route plus some. The towpaths are still dry and very hard.

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The canal, again.

18°C, grey and very humid, misty. I rode The Jake  with MapMyRide+! Distance: 28.54km, time: 01:23:37, pace: 2:56min/km, speed: 20.48km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2414489180​ Brisk and slightly slippery.

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Very muddy canal loop.

5° to 9°C, sunny and very muddy. I rode with MapMyRide+! Distance: 28.44km, time: 01:52:56, pace: 3:58min/km, speed: 15.11km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2043054158​ Deep, Watery and sloppy mud. Hence the low average speed. Sometimes as low as 5mph. Even so, I still failed … Continue reading

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A usual Saturday.

7°C, cold SW breeze but it’s drying up. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 26.42km, time: 01:46:22, pace: 4:02min/km, speed: 14.90km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2015532611​ The usual canal loop. The mud was deeper and more watery. However, that’s not so bad because … Continue reading

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Ninety minutes on the canal.

  11°C, still, clear and drying out. I rode Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 23.71km, time: 01:30:56, pace: 3:50min/km, speed: 15.64km/h.​ http://mapmyride.com/workout/1912095641 The mud is soft, black and deep now. This confused the wheels who couldn’t decide whether to go the same … Continue reading

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Break in a Mustang,

19°C, sunny with brisk S wind. I rode Raleigh Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 62.68km, time: 03:00:20, pace: 2:53min/km, speed: 20.86km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1740798932 In a word- versatile. On its first outing, I went on trail, road, beach and canal. This bike handled … Continue reading

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Ride into the sunrise.

4°C, clear and still. I rode Cross with MapMyRide+! Distance: 15.8mi, time: 01:25:29, pace: 5:25min/mi, speed: 11.07mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1185515511 Relaxing way to start the weekend. This ride, along my favourite canal loop is always different. Today, these wispy cones of mist … Continue reading

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Saturday Canal 16

I rode Cyclocross with MapMyRide+! Distance: 15.78mi, time: 01:25:52, pace: 5:27min/mi, speed: 11.02mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1047149293 Another loop round the local canal circuit. Towpaths are even more dry and hard. I barely saw anybody. An early cafe stop for breakfast would have … Continue reading

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