Tag Archives: Cyclocross

Cross the moss.

11°C, brisk NW, dry and sunny. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 49.14km, time: 02:35:15, pace: 3:10min/km, speed: 18.99km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2123818616 Not much improvisation on kid route today. Also took two brisk walks totalling about 8 miles. Although there are … Continue reading

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Jake, wear.

Is this something to worry about? The inner chain stays age rubbed down to the bare metal on both sides. This can only happen when the mud buildup on the rear wheel rim is enough. As the frame material is … Continue reading

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Quicker

I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 18.33mi, time: 01:26:13, pace: 4:42min/mi, speed: 12.75mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1345027265 Much faster today. The puddles are shrinking and surfaces firmer. In response, I put the hammer down. This north east wind is piercing though. It … Continue reading

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Try cyclocross they said…

6°C, sunny with moderate SW. very muddy all over. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 17.43mi, time: 01:52:19, pace: 6:27min/mi, speed: 9.31mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1327847005 Endless deep mud. It makes the going quite slow. The worst stretches returned an average 8 … Continue reading

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Red Warning: ride.

I rode Kona Jake CX with MapMyRide+! Distance: 14.50mi, time: 01:18:12, pace: 5:24min/mi, speed: 11.13mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1288144687 Not a hard ride, more for the fun of visiting this flooded landscape. Most of the water stood in fields. Where water overlapped roads, … Continue reading

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Cyclocross: NCN62

3°C, moderate SE breeze that brought rain on the return leg. Waterlogged with deep puddles everywhere. I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 36.81mi, time: 03:08:31, pace: 5:07min/mi, speed: 11.71mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1277411311 Cold wet and squelchy on the tracks. Yesterday’s rain … Continue reading

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It’s turned to mud now.

4°C, W wind, clear sunny to start. I rode Kona Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 17.67mi, time: 01:49:37, pace: 6:12min/mi, speed: 9.67mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1263120421 The familiar canal route is never too familiar. Last time on this same circuit, the grass was verdant … Continue reading

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Fog and mud.

I rode CX Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 35.67mi, time: 03:14:03, pace: 5:26min/mi, speed: 11.03mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1233102627 Woke to very dense fog; and a choice of Fixie or cyclocross bike for today’s ride. CX gets me away from the traffic in poor … 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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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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