Tag Archives: Kona Jake

Ribble nature reserve

16°C, bright sun and dry Not a long ride but I’ve clocked up well over 100 miles in the last few days. The trips to work have been quick except the return home yesterday. My legs were just empty and … Continue reading

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Beach pipe

12°C, light rain, N. What is that thing? I features in the background of some of my beach shots. From a distance, especially in poor conditions, it can look sinister. This rain is an escape from the severe storms south: … Continue reading

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Good Thursday.

19°C, milky sin, warm dry with medium E breeze. Gravel Roads: this route never strayed far from home but was a decent outing. These gravel roads may need tougher tyres, winter CX tyres are fine on wet grass but some … Continue reading

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Fylde Coastal path.

6°C, E wind, sunny and dry. Cold with a piercing E wind. The ground is hard now so a bike with some suspension would help. There are sections where the ridges in the dyke forced me to get off and … Continue reading

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Soft pedaling the cross.

13°C, sunny with light breeze. https://www.mapmyride.com/workout/3392284945 I have a teacher’s cold (again). Since it’s an unseasonably warm sunny day, I rode the cross bike anyway. I soft-pedaled along the sea wall. The tide was high making the beach soggy. Cross … Continue reading

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Ribble Dyke by cyclo-cross.

12°C, sunny with S breeze. Soft mud of the season made this a smoother route than last time I passed this way. What an excellent day! I saw Egrets, heard Oyster Catchers and many others I can’t identify. The glancing … Continue reading

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