Tag Archives: Fixed-gear bicycle

Bannister Hill, 9.30″

22°C, clearing. Perfect. MapMyRide! Distance: 39.40mi, time: 02:21:42, pace: 3:36min/mi, speed: 16.6mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/327169155 Yesterday- broke my best time up Bannister Hill, today, broke it again. The strategy today was to keep up the pace after pud summit to High Moor … Continue reading

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2012 summary

7°C, clear, cold wind from sea. Cycling: ~4,409 miles. Kona fixed gear– 984 miles, Arrow 16 speed (Shimano)-2,220 miles. Racelite 16 (campy)- 1,225 miles. Fewer miles than I hoped for due to several problems- more rain than usual, more hiking, work … Continue reading

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Soon there will be sun

14°C, light gry skies, no wind. CK:53 miles Weekend up North. Saturday was I tired or was I harbouring some latent poorliness? After Sunday’s ride, it was obvious that all those debilitating feelings the day before were exhaustion. The ride … Continue reading

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Track stand

15C, clear but winds strong. CK19 miles. Not up to a full ride today so playtime on the fixed-gear bike instead. I tried doing a track stand on a quiet road. Erm, it’s not as easy as it seems. The … Continue reading

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Indexing

18C, + 1 shower, Sth wind, RA:60 miles Summer bike: I used to regard this as my ‘best’ bike, it’s more difficult now while the gears persist in playing up. They still don’t index properly across the middle of the … Continue reading

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