Tag Archives: Commuting

Bats.

Commute- Distance: 23.20mi, time: 01:34:58, pace: 4:06min/mi, speed: 14.6mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/506053223 A ride home through quiet country roads. I saw many things, mist forming in the corners of fields, the setting sun, stars appearing, Jupiter, and bats. The first ones were … Continue reading

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End of term.

I rode with MapMyRide! Distance: 37.45mi, time: 02:39:28, speed: 14.09mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/448782769 A pretty poor average speed, though I did have my school bag on the back and many roads were coated in slimey red mud. What a fine way to … Continue reading

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Dark lanes after work.

7°C,still, dry. I rode with MapMyRide! Distance: 24.14mi, time: 01:38min, speed: 14.7mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/441210425 Thirty-five miles today, a work day! That’s not bad, and after feeling so off yesterday. I could have ridden more but I got hungry. The old lights … Continue reading

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Counting games.

6°C, clear,still. Commuting is mostly dull. So, I pass the time standing in traffic making up counting games. Today, I counted the cars driving with only one headlight. Coming back from Walsall, there were 14 seen in the first 3 … Continue reading

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Be more happier!

9C, light wind,rain till hometime. CA-16 miles. Dark lanes route. Started with an amusing incident. Crossing a junction, the car opposite pulled forward at the same time. But, he turned right, in front of me. I called out “Indicate!” then … Continue reading

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12mph.

15ºC, E wind. Drive- heavy traffic and mostly stationary. Average speed was 12mph, meaning it took over 50 minutes to get there. I drove because I am still ill, but what about all the other drivers? Why are they in … Continue reading

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Get up!

11C, nice day to come. Woke early: an unusual cause this time- hunger. Maybe it’s these extended commutes and all those extra calories. The extensions may only be 25-35 miles but they are a bit faster than average at 16-17 … Continue reading

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New wheels.

17C, light MW, 4/5 cloud. Got new wheels. Though the rest of the car is over ten years old. Much of the reason to change the wheels was cosmetic, plus a worry that the old rims were buckled. Now they … Continue reading

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After work.

tracked with MapMyRide! Distance: 19.67mi, time: 01:15:09, speed: 15.71mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/373427865 Extended the commute home today. Did consider this route before the big holiday but either rushed good and grabbed the race bike, of rode further west. Its a good route … Continue reading

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Walsall drivers see no red.

27°C, hard sunshine. Walsall drivers have an annoying habit that I have blogged about before. Tonight, coming home through the hazardous Rushall lights I stopped to wait for green. When it came, I clipped in and rode forward only to … Continue reading

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