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Which bike today?

16°C, mostly sunny with a light SW breeze. Which bike today? What a good problem to have- fixed gear or cyclocross? I rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 50.34mi, time: 03:09:48, pace: 3:46min/mi, speed: 15.91mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/970325615 ‘Rode up Bannister Hill after … Continue reading

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Drying mud.

17°C, sun and negligible wind. Dry. I rode CX with MapMyRide+! Distance: 18.4mi, time: 01:47:20, pace: 5:51min/mi, speed: 10.3mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/931767171 Better weather brings dry air and warm sun. Each day sees the ground becoming dryer and firmer. I alternated rides … Continue reading

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Greyness.

9°C, sunny with light NW breeze, Sunday, rode fixed with MapMyRide+! Distance: 52.31mi, time: 03:29:03, pace: 4:00min/mi, speed: 15.01mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/807418955 In contrast to yesterday, today I saw colour, blue sky and golden autumn colours. Saturday, was it tiredness plus grey … Continue reading

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Hot September.

25°C, sun and light S breeze. After work ride tracked with MapMyRide! Distance: 24.2mi, time: 01:33′, speed: 15.50mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/374566469 Another after work ride. Didn’t feel as sprightly as yesterday, but it felt okay. I suppose I was somewhat hungry at … Continue reading

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Three rides.

27°C, more perfect weather. CA+CR 55miles. On a fine evening like this, what better way to use it than ride for hours, basking in the amber light. This 35miles, plus the usual 20 mile commute makes an impressive total for … Continue reading

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Heatwave.

We have a heatwave to come. Rumours are of two weeks worth but ten days seems more likely. England has not had hot sunny days in July since 2007. The whole nation seems delighted. Interestingly, there is a significant number … Continue reading

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Dust devil.

18°C, clear blue, light wind. Ride with MapMyRide! Distance: 80.92mi, time: 05:21 pace: speed: 15.09mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/273429400 The bike ran smoothly, all that work in the winter to replace bearings and so on, has transformed the bike. Gone are the annoying … Continue reading

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A day of firsts.

14°C, sun, cloudless. Rode Racelite: MapMyRide! Distance: 35.95mi, time: 02:12,  speed: 16.4mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/262780484 A day of firsts, first ride in shorts, first without a helmet, first butterfly in the garden, first bumble-bees. All that work on that bike has succeeded. … Continue reading

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