Category Archives: commuting

Goodbye 2018, don’t come back (I didn’t like you)

It has been a while since I have posted. I have really struggled to find the time during the annus horribilis that was 2018. Struggling to find the time riding was also an issue-I failed by 21 to match the … 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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Battery free bike light-Who’da thunk it?

https://wp.me/p8BHrK-1kp Yes folks, thanks.to Jim my chance and yours to get your hands on a battery free bike light-for free. Awesome!!! 🚴

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Full Winter Jacket

It was effing cold if you believe the “RealFeel®” on the weather app this morning. A month ago I was enjoying breezy 26°C rides in the Canary Islands so yes, I can well and truly believe the information. This heralds … Continue reading

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#1000

I became a Strava “athlete” sometime in 2014.  This morning’s ride into work was my 1000th cycle activity since joining.  It was an unremarkable ride along dark, wet roads which were littered with leafy sludge.  I even lost GPS signal for … Continue reading

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Bike commuting-what do I have?

I have my health for a start and at a high level for my age of nearly 50 considering that I spent my youth drinking and smoking my way to an early grave. The seeds of the idea of riding … Continue reading

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Shared paths and close passes

Harlow. It’s one of a number of New Towns built near London in the late 1940s to accommodate those left homeless during after WW2 and to provide affordable housing. This year it celebrates 70 years of existence. As you may … Continue reading

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