Tag Archives: Cannock Chase

Cross the Chase.

I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 70.44km, time: 04:40:08, pace: 3:59min/km, speed: 15.09km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1597123868 I stayed upright, I even passed some mountain bikers on a climb. Later, just as hunger dominated my thoughts, a nice cafe appeared near the … Continue reading

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Cross is difficult, but not hard.

I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 43.42mi, time: 04:14:44, pace: 5:52min/mi, speed: 10.23mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1049041503 finally decided to take my cyclocross bike up Cannock Chase. Winding my way through Chorley and the not to gentle Gentleshaw, then the getting lost … Continue reading

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Eleventh hour.

9°C, NE light, sunny. CK:48.8 miles. Rode along the coast to Southport. Before I got there I came upon a memorial ceremony at just before 11am. So, I pulled over and stood there. And watched. I removed my helmet for … Continue reading

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Strap on your bag and ride into dusk

17C, lighter WSW wind, CA:45 miles Extended my ride home tonight. Up the High Street of desolation that is Brownhills, straight on, along a canal tow-path and then onto Cannock Chase. Eventually clocked up 45 miles arriving home in fading … Continue reading

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19°C, clear & sunny Cannock Chase: excellent place to walk the dogs at 8am. And… Indeed I did sleep well. Incidentally- I only weigh 91 kg right now, hence the ease of cycling I would suggest.

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