Tag Archives: Rain

First 25.

strong wind SSW, showers but mild: 12°C. I rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 24.8mi, time: 01:43:50, pace: 4:11min/mi, speed: 14.32mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/830046503 Strong winds make careful route planning more important. On a single-speed bike the best approach is to include long … Continue reading

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Rainday.

16C, rain most of the day. NW3, Rain all day again. Summer rain isn’t so bad, though nice days are forecast for next week when we’re back in work. Gardening- moved a bay tree and planted magnolia in its place. … Continue reading

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Washout.

12C, rain. Rain did not stop for a minute during daylight hours. I shopped and finished the shelves. Traffic was light, did most stay in their houses? |~~~~~~~o_o~~~~~~~| Posted from a mobile.

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Flooding.

7C, rain. CA- Distance: 39.22mi, time: 02:52:14, speed: 13.6mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/456487793 Icy start but changed to blustery showers. Local rivers are almost ready to flood. In some fields, they have. This is Elford. |~~~~~~~o_o~~~~~~~| Posted from a mobile.

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First 100

8°C, mild wet and windy. Soaked riding in yesterday. A short sharp one hit half-way to work. The sky was clear when I set off, and again when I got there. But the shower was so heavy that cold trickles … Continue reading

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Dodge showers.

7°C, rain coming. Venture out: under the threatening skies. A short ride can be just the thing to clear out the tail end of a snotty virus. Decision is: do I change gear to the 17t? later: well, I went … Continue reading

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Red clay roads

CR:52 Miles. Rain later. This ride wasn’t too cold but it did rain on the return leg. I could have avoided it but for the roads. The mud was as bad as it can be, the back wheel skitted about … Continue reading

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Blame the rain

12°C, light wind, sun Instead of crane flies this year, it seems as though the mozzies are more abundant. I say this now because one bit the back of my neck this afternoon. A strange occurance, we don’t get many … Continue reading

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Cold, come out!

12°C westerly. It’s touch & go whether I can ride in when I feel like this. Can your immune system fight a cold in the background or does it have to blow out with a full snotty headcold? Maybe an … Continue reading

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Life in pot

15°C, rain Three months of rain would suggest that summer is as good as cancelled this year. All that water has driven the garden wild, it’s a jungle out there. I have some work to do this weekend with the … Continue reading

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