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About biking2work

Sometimes bad tempered Dad to 2 sons who break things. Use the 2 wheels to get from A to B when I can

17th November (#116)

After yesterday’s school run bike errands, my legs were sore at me this morning. It was another early start but my only bike commute during a week of house moving. After a month of solicitor ‘uck ups, sluggish movement and … Continue reading

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13th November (#115)

For the first time in ages, my legs didn’t want it this morning. I considered driving but then remembered that I had my new glasses to collect at 3 and had planned to go home from there. To take the … Continue reading

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12th November (#114)

I woke on my alarm, snoozed and got up. I changed my tyre and as predicted it was flat so replaced the tube over coffee. Not being fussed over distance anymore and having another predicted late finish, I drove to … Continue reading

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11th November (#113)

I unwittingly joined a couple of clubs today. The 5 a.m club was the first as I was awoken by the herd of elephants that was Master15 in his room above us. I needed to be up early anyway so … Continue reading

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Coffeeneuring #3

Date: 9th November Where I went: Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Beverage: ARU coffee Distance: 7.54km Today was my first day back on campus since early March. I drove to the Park and Ride car park outside Chelmsford and rode the … Continue reading

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Coffeeneuring #2

Date: 8th November Where I went: Hatfield Forest Beverage: Home made from the French press Distance: 10.14km This was a theme within a theme. I poured a coffee into my flask, packed it in my bag and took Boris up … Continue reading

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Reboot. Coffeeneuring challenge #1

Until today, I hadn’t been out on the bike for a couple of weeks. After a colleague at work tested positive for the dreaded C word, I was required to self isolate for 14 days. No leaving the house, no … Continue reading

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23rd October (#112)

Having conquered my nerves and perceived danger caused by my mumbo jumbo superstitions from yesterday, it was back to my Friday routine. It was my last bike commute for work for a week. I had a break from coursework last … Continue reading

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22nd October (#111)

As a cricketer, 111 is considered an unlucky score made either by a team or an individual. Multiples of 111 thereafter are also seen with dread so if you or your team are on one of these scores of say … Continue reading

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20th October (#110)

Up early, coffee downed and a roundabout journey around quiet roads before hitting the A1184 from Bishops Stortford to Harlow. Gone are the bridleways and byways for a while and here to stay for a while is the boredom and … Continue reading

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