Tag Archives: Leicestershire

Riding around rainbows.

Rain & sun, 6°C, brisk SW Sunday ride, tracked with with MapMyRide! Distance: 52.1mi, time: 03:39:22, speed: 14.3mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/449529887 A long ribbon of dark cloud ran from the south-west. Under the darkest parts, the wind whipped up to quite a … Continue reading

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Derby lane snowdrifts.

4C,cold light snow showers. Rode in Leicestershire with MapMyRide! Distance: 51.22mi, time: 03:44:45, http://mapmyride.com/view_route?r=9110435700007763969 Dry but Derby lane was impassable because of snow drifts. Other cyclists warned me about the route, but the northern end of the road was clear. … Continue reading

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Avian miracle II

23°C, wall to wall blue. CK:50 miles Riding near Mawdsley Lancs., I saw a bird lying in the road. As I passed, it was obvious that it was still alive. So I turned around and went back, if left it … Continue reading

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Conditions perfect

23°C;wind=nil;clouds=nil(or as near as damnit). 67.0 miles – first to Staunton Harold, the place with the right-handed house martins. Then onto Bosworth Water Trust, specifically Cafe Kouts. I was clever enough not to get burnt. Though didn’t feel very strong all day, … Continue reading

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Two weeks ago- a Miracle!

As ever,Sunday- out cycling – something happened that day though that had a real effect on me. Cycling in Leicestershire from Staunton Harold heading south, Normanton Le Heath I think it was. It was a beautiful day, witha light wind from … Continue reading

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