Tag Archives: Single-speed bicycle

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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High Moor, Parbold

9°C, drizzle. CK:40 miles I normally hate riding in the rain so this ride was remarkable. The mild air, relief from strong winds and a strong desire for a good ride drew me out. The route included High Moor from … Continue reading

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Index joy

28°C, crisp sun. CR:80.5 miles The efforts on Tuesday have borne fruit; the Campy gears are not indexing perfectly but they have stopped slipping unpredictably. That does mean the summer bike is a pleasure to ride once more. How long has it … Continue reading

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still no indexing

20C, . Carpet cleaning machine: Rug-doctor is surprisingly effective. It’s noisy and can’t get into the pokiest corners of my attic but it does turn the soapy water into the appearance of old cold coffee. Strangely satisfying, in a domestic … Continue reading

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No punctures in Lancs

8°C, W winds, no clouds (yesterday) CK:44 miles. They don’t get as much showery weather as us- it’s the coastal climate I’d say. To pay back for that, there are the stronger westerly winds. Nice long cycle ride in the … Continue reading

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