Tag Archives: canal towpaths

Short cruise on the ‘cross.

I rode the Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 26.15km, time: 01:31:07, pace: 3:29min/km, speed: 17.22km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1852682429​ At the end of a day with a groggy head. This cold outing cleared my mind somewhat. It’s certainly time to change to winter tyres. … Continue reading

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Typical Sunday.

I rode Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 59.60km, time: 03:07:05, pace: 3:08min/km, speed: 19.11km/h.​ http://mapmyride.com/workout/1813937243​ ​ Autumn is the start of the Cyclocross season, so it’s fitting to ride on the Jake. It’s windy today which makes the fixed gear a … Continue reading

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Seed of an idea.

Getting dark now, 5°C and clear. We walk about 6km/hr on good, flat sooth ground. About 4mph, or 40 miles in 10 hours, 80 in 20. Would it be possible to walk 100 miles in a day? That sounds pretty … Continue reading

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Before it rains!

14°C, strong SW (surprise!), cloud building, a front is soon to arrive. I rode CX Kona Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 14.63mi, time: 01:37:00, pace: 6:38min/mi, speed: 9.05mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1285052127 Met another cyclocross rider coming the opposite way. Another first. Pity the … Continue reading

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Dense fog.

4°C, dense fog, no ice. Rode CX with MapMyRide+! Distance: 38.9mi, time: 03:32:00, pace: 5:27min/mi, speed: 11.0mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/869121807 Horrible day for a road ride. Dense milky fog and cold. On the route to the canal start I crossed a few … Continue reading

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