Monthly Archives: March 2018

Errandonnee #11

The forecast had changed. Enough for another short one without getting wet from the sky. Errand 11: non store errand Distance: 16.2km/10miles Destination: the jet wash in town (look away Jim) Rationale & observations: After yesterdays muddy adventure and a … Continue reading

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Errandonnee exploring

I had another trip to the refuse centre planned today but first had to transplant the bike for the wood, chipboard and plaster board left over from the installation of the new wardrobe and the cupboard under the stairs. It … Continue reading

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75% Errandonnee

Errand 9: Other Destination: The ATM Distance: 2km/1.2miles Rationale & observations: I drove to work today with the intention of getting there early and walking to the ATM (does everyone still call it that?). I have a dinner to go … Continue reading

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Mass

Today was the last “workers Mass” of Lent. I have been stopping off every Wednesday at 06.30 on the way to work to observe one of the 3 pillars of the season. The other 2, alms giving and fasting have … Continue reading

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An old favourite

I’m currently liking the upright position on my 29er. With the pot holes around these parts and the amount of water that is falling from the sky at the moment its solidness gives me a sense of security. It suits … Continue reading

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Muddy trails

My plan for todays ride was scuppered by Master 13 being unwell and unable to go to school. So I couldn’t do my usual Park & Ride from the supermarket to home in the morning and then back again in … Continue reading

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A peaceful everyday action

I wasn’t sure what to call this one. It was actually a store errand. Errand 4: Peaceful Everyday Action Destination: A lot of my riding is a 7km loop to the local shop. This was one of them to get … Continue reading

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Errandonnee 2 & 3

Both of today’s rides were opportunistic and in the Store category but for different reasons Errand 2: Store Destination: Anywhere with water Distance: 11.3km/7miles Rationale: It has been a while since I’ve taken master 10 to one of his football … Continue reading

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Errandonnee already

I got all fired up for this when I read about it. The weather & personal circumstances have severely curtailed the opportunity to get out & ride to the extent that I’ve only done 11 bike commutes this year. By … Continue reading

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Numbers

The week in numbers, not necessarily in chronological order: -14…°C the temperature with the wind chill factored in -4 to -2….°C. The temperature without the wind chill. 0….km on the bike (so far…) 1… parking warning for not paying for … Continue reading

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