Tag Archives: Cyclocross

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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Cross the Moss.

I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 16.50mi, time: 01:33:42, pace: 5:41min/mi, speed: 10.57mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1342875599 Very squidgy, the back wheel was all over the place. The rear wheel slid all over the place. Sometimes the front too, but I stayed … Continue reading

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Last ride. 2015.

I rode CX Jake, with MapMyRide+! Distance: 19.27mi, time: 01:37:13, pace: 5:03min/mi, speed: 11.89mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1292530459 energy is up, that means recovery. It’s satisfying getting covered in mud, perhaps it’s a boy thing. I do need a way to prevent mud … 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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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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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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Saturday favourite CX.

I rode The Jake with MapMyRide+! Distance: 14.5mi, time: 01:17:05, pace: 5:20min/mi, speed: 11.25mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1067492975 Canal loop; same as previously but found little energy in my legs. The slightly later start meant more people were about. Some green snot on … Continue reading

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Review: Kona Jake 2015

Kona Jake, 61cm. 2015.
One month on, and it’s time to summarise my experience so far. Continue reading

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N+1, Kona Jake,

7°C, sunny, light SW breeze. Finally it’s mine, I bought the Kona Jake today. It features disc brakes, chunky 32c tyres and 10 speed cassette on the back. I took it on a test in the middle of the city … Continue reading

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