Tag Archives: Sunday ride

75 miles in comfort.

22°C, light breeze and some sun. Dry. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 118.89km, time: 05:10:08, pace: 2:37min/km, speed: 23.00km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2317797326 Adjusted the saddle before setting off, so glad I did. The ride remained comfortable right to the end. Still, … Continue reading

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Road crescents

Dry, rather cool at 7°C with light NE breeze. Rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 68.90km, time: 03:00:32, pace: 2:37min/km, speed: 22.90km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1886134235​ Rode the Arrow for the first time in nearly 6 months.I’m riding the Raleigh gravel bike to work … Continue reading

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Looks like summer, but it’s cold.

I rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 84.86km, time: 03:18:54, pace: 2:21min/km, speed: 25.60km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1474829699 That’s 52 miles to you. A field in Dalton, where an intimidating sign warned off trespassers. Looking left, the eye is drawn to the door of … Continue reading

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First proper day of spring.

14°C, light wind and clear sky, mostly. Ideal conditions. I rode Fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 55.06mi, time: 03:36:22, pace: 3:56min/mi, speed: 15.27mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1383738887 Bannister Hill, Dalton and a decent pace for the rest of the day. Result. A local rider … Continue reading

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Caught in kite tails

22°C with a brisk SW. I’m bright sunshine. I rode Racelite-8 with MapMyRide+! Distance: 58.20mi, time: 03:52:32, pace: 4:00min/mi, speed: 15.02mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1069477853 Sunday Ride to Bosworth Water Park. As I coasted in, a guy with kids held into their kite. … Continue reading

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Solstice Ride.

Strong wind, 14°C, sunny with some grey times. I rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 48.18mi, time: 03:06:10, pace: 3:52min/mi, speed: 15.53mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/1038647175 Today, I struggled to even get fifty miles done. Felt empty by the finish. Some rides are like … Continue reading

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Started quickly.

I rode Fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 51.9mi, time: 03:15:43, pace: 3:46min/mi, speed: 15.9mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/930567699 Started this ride in sprightly fashion and zipped along, often at 20mph. The climb up to Dalton was fine too, though I avoided Bannister Hill later. … Continue reading

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Fixed sixty.

I rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 60.0mi, time: 03:54:58, pace: 3:55min/mi, speed: 15.3mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/876416783 Spring soon. Rode familiar routes on the road at the best pace so far this year. Winter seems to be drawing to a close with all … Continue reading

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Winter in Leicestershire.

6°C, SW brisk, one sunny bit. I rode the Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 53.13mi, time: 03:50:29, pace: 4:20min/mi, speed: 13.8mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/817772727 Typical winter’s side. Cold, blustery and dull. So were my legs but at least the bike was comfortable and … Continue reading

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Long, slow and hot.

23C, still and sunny. Rode summer bike: Distance: 79.75mi, time: 05:23:29, pace: 4:03min/mi, speed: 14.8mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/617338239 Passed through Heather with a tall oily black column of smoke from the north. It looked as if it came from a farmyard near … Continue reading

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