Tag Archives: Southport

Normal weather again.

8°C, light S breeze, light cloud. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 49.59km, time: 02:03:55, pace: 2:30min/km, speed: 24.01km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2747744446 Running at speed, I had a very enjoyable spin. Once I passed my new house, I headed south along … Continue reading

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Break in a Mustang,

19°C, sunny with brisk S wind. I rode Raleigh Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 62.68km, time: 03:00:20, pace: 2:53min/km, speed: 20.86km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1740798932 In a word- versatile. On its first outing, I went on trail, road, beach and canal. This bike handled … Continue reading

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Gravel lanes

20°C, sunny start but building clouds and light S breeze. I rode Cyclocross with MapMyRide+! Distance: 74.35km, time: 03:30:43, pace: 2:50min/km, speed: 21.17km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1548544646 Main feature- weaving through the gravel lanes behind Southport. There are many signs forbidding access to … Continue reading

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Angry green van.

CK- Distance: 44.37mi, time: 02:57:05, speed: 15.03mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/452001445 Wet roads; overnight rain has washed off problem mud, so the roads were good today. Southport has advanced stop lines (for bikes). The first one, on the southern approach to Southport has … Continue reading

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Eleventh hour.

9°C, NE light, sunny. CK:48.8 miles. Rode along the coast to Southport. Before I got there I came upon a memorial ceremony at just before 11am. So, I pulled over and stood there. And watched. I removed my helmet for … Continue reading

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Change gear

6°C, light winds light cloud To change gear, you have to flick a lever, or twist a grip. If you have a fixed, however, you have to ride to the nearest bike shop and buy the new gear that you … Continue reading

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