Category Archives: bike commute

22nd September (#103)

I was welcomed to the 5 am club with the sound of my alarm to get ready for an early start. It was too early, even for the cat. I parked up at the supermarket and made for a leisurely … Continue reading

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21st September (#102)

I didn’t know whether this was a true work commute because Mondays are a day off. From paid employment anyway. There is a suturing session tomorrow morning and with my tech away, I had to go in and get some … Continue reading

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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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