Category Archives: commuting

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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16th October (#109)

I didn’t want to do the cold thing this morning and was tempted to drive to work. And then I thought about my goal and how green I was with envy last week sitting in my van stuck at temporary … Continue reading

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15th October (#108)

I had another late finish last night, hit the sack late and woke with that thick, foggy head which tells you that you should’ve got more sleep. Even a brisk walk with the dog in the cold morning air couldn’t … Continue reading

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13th October (#107)

I’ve had an enforced layoff from my bike commute through injury. Not my own injury although my back is enjoying the break. Master15 decided that skateboarding in the rain was a good idea and broke 3 metatarsals in his left … Continue reading

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1st October (#106)

I wanted a rest day today or at least my legs did. But with the weather set fair and rainy tomorrow I decided to push through the lazy barrier and haul myself onto the increasingly sloppy trails. Besides, with a … Continue reading

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30th September (#105)

During yesterday’s ride back, in my low mood, I decided not to ride today. And then later reflecting my post, I thought better of it. I will lose my protective blanket of mental health self help if I don’t ride … Continue reading

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29th September (#104)

Last week was a week of 2 halves. I had smashed 80km for the week by Tuesday evening but was feeling tired and had that feeling that I could be coming down with something. Master 15 had a dreadful head … Continue reading

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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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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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