Tag Archives: driving

Depths.

4°C, windy, some hail showers, No ride, latent virus saps my energy so I am in rest phase. I can’t tell whether this cold will erupt fully or fizzle out losing the fight with my immune system. Hoar frost on … Continue reading

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Twice, in one day.

Thu. 19°C, SW4, sunny. Nice day. Why, on a nice day do some blokes lose their temper while driving? My journey started with one and ended with another. Near home, I pulled out onto a road where visibility was blocked … Continue reading

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Come on down.

Rain showers, NW 4, sunny later. Long drive home, 485 miles that took 10 hours not counting breaks. This is surely the same shot I took last time. The weather wasn’t that different either. Tomorrow, will be a good enough … Continue reading

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Unmentionables

19C, heavy rain. Collected some furniture from Bolton. There is the drawback of buying through ebay. The drive was not too far but it meant travelling to towns entirely unfamiliar. West Lancashire looks quite okay, not exactly “desolate” as the … Continue reading

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Four texts.

18°C,dry later. A record, on the morning commute, I counted four drivers texting (or using apps) as they drove. Another held a clip-board on the steering wheel to read as he drove. It started this morning because the first car … Continue reading

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Text at the wheel.

16°C, fresh but dry. I have ridden this route to. Oslo for ten years now. In that time, you get to know every pot-hole and other lines of hazard. In recent weeks, I have noticed the number of drivers texting … Continue reading

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Roof shedding.

1°C, dry cold. Top temperature was 1°C today, mostly, surfaces were dry but ice was slow to melt. I rode in today with little to worry about, bar one thing. Many drivers don’t clear the snow heaped up on their … Continue reading

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Give way

7°C, light cloud. Chilly. If you have time, when you get to work, let off steam about annoying drivers who got in your way. I did that this morning and a flood gate opens for others to relate their stories. … Continue reading

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