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Battery free bike light-Who’da thunk it? Yes folks, Jim my chance and yours to get your hands on a battery free bike light-for free. Awesome!!! šŸš“

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Full Winter Jacket

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

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post holiday blues

At least my ride was reasonably pleasant if cooler than Las Calderas last week save for the usual close passing clowns. Continue reading

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Desolate beauty

I woke early again and organised myself to have cycling clothes ready and breakfast down my for a start at 8, just before sunrise. At 07.45 with the house still asleep after a late-ish night I succumbed to the need … Continue reading

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Lazy Wesnesday

…urgh! I wake at 08.45, too late for an early ride. My turn to make brekkie as well-its B&E sammies all round. I sit around plotting a route but agree that a round of crazy golf in the sun after … Continue reading

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Las Calderas

If sunrise here was before 8 a.m. I would’ve been out and back with brekkie supplies for my family before then. At 4 a.m. I  woke to a mysterious stench of stale urine in our room which I am unsure … Continue reading

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This holiday will all be about early morning exploring in order to make the most of each day. This morning I headed over to Easy Riders to collect my hire bike. It is the same model MTB as my one … Continue reading

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Wednesday thoughts

From the Rootchopper institute of writing down random thoughts from the ride, here are mine today. It’s cold this morning. Gald that I wore the leggings and full finger gloves. What was I worried about riding the crosser after weeks on the … Continue reading

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The chain

I had it all planned yesterday. Drop the boys off at school, drop the van at the garage for a full service and take the long way home via some well travelled bridalways and paths. Since riding an off road … Continue reading

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Decisions decisions…

So the cycle to work scheme is starting again sometime in March.Ā  Unlike lastĀ time I have been doing my homework early to avoid a last minute rush to buy something that I would worry about regretting later on.Ā  I had … Continue reading

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