Monthly Archives: October 2013

Told you so

This week is half term school hols. The boys are off school and I’ve got the week off so havent been biking into work. During a 2 hour break from them, I took advantage of the spare time to go … Continue reading

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citycross

http://www.citycross.co.uk/ This looks like fun! Today I used it as motivation to do my own version: “Farmcross”, a cross between road and trail biking when you end up on a farm road accidently-on-purpose and have to get the hell out before an … Continue reading

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The week that was

This week I did 126km over 3 days & I’m shattered.  A 32km journey for a pint of milk on Tuesday was followed by 2 days in a row of biking to work, a first for me. I woke on … Continue reading

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Bike maintenance & place names

The forecast for yesterday was rain, rain and more rain. So instead of the usual Monday ride on my day off, I planned a morning of bike maintenance. I finally changed the back tyre that had been waiting for a … Continue reading

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Anger over

Today was better, not least because it is Friday.  Another misty morning getting thicker further south west and this morning my friends the cows cae over to say hello when I stopped to capture sunrise at the forest. I like … Continue reading

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That bloody Wednesday

Considering that I felt rough the evening before, I was quite pleased to feel able to make it out into the lifting mist on Wednesday morning. I was almost immediately rewarded with the sight of the sun trying to sneak … Continue reading

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Morning rain. Flashbacks. Stoicism.

Originally posted on CycleStuff:
Rain fell in Heavy, straight, vertical lines. If there were gaps between the drops you couldn’t see them. I lowered my head slightly, the peak of my cap keeping the liquid assault from my eyelids. The…

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