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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

18th September (#101)

Another cloudless blue morning, another bike commute. I dug out my merino fingerless gloves and headed out with 2 long sleeve layers on top to combat the still, cool 9°C start. The pink glow of the rising sun to the … Continue reading

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17th September (#100)

It was perhaps fitting that my 100th work bike commute was today. The Thursday school drop off and park up at the supermarket is a nice ride in. Although it was significantly cooler, the sun was up in celebration and … Continue reading

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16th September (#99)

To continue the summer in September theme of the week, it was a humid night. The bedroom window was open, keeping things comfortable but I was hit by still, stale, warm air downstairs as I made my coffee and packed … Continue reading

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15th September (#98)

I was ready for another day of summer after a promised return of sunshine and heat yesterday. Today was going to be warmer, as hot as 30°C. But September being September, the days start and finish cool. Today was no … Continue reading

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11th September (#97)

I’m now 3 away from a ton of commutes for the year. 100 runs is a magic number for a cricketer. On 97 runs at the crease, the figure is tantalisingly close but in reality one bad delivery away if … Continue reading

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10th September (#96)

Today was a short ride after dropping off the boys at school. I was more ready for a morning ride to work when I unloaded my 29er from my free parking space at the supermarket. I had been up early … Continue reading

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9th September (#95)

A good sleep and early wake up was followed by a bad day. It started with waking up to news of changes to and limitations of group gatherings in England and further Brexit shenanigans. I rumbled along wondering why these … Continue reading

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8th September (#94)

I got things wrong about the weather last week. Suddenly summer has returned again in a surprise manuever. Tactically, it seems to have beaten a strategic withdrawal, regrouped, resupplied and gone on the attack. Its pushing deep into September, giving … Continue reading

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4th September (#93)

Like Wednesday, it was cool again but the sky blue. Back to 2 layers on top, I mixed things up a bit, deciding on an easy start up the Flitch, along a field and onto the roads. The level crossing … Continue reading

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3rd September (#92)

5 and a bit months later and the school run returned. Back to the old morning routine. Drop the boys off by 08.30, drive to the supermarket and ride to work. It was milder today and I was back in … Continue reading

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