Tag Archives: commuting

#20 & #21

On Monday, I had one of those things that happen from time to time-a near miss. I was on the way home from the school run, entering a roundabout when, on my left, I spotted a silver car approaching. He … Continue reading

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In with the waking day (#11)

It was cold but only 4°C cold this morning and barely a whisper of wind. The mornings are getting lighter but I am leaving 15min later. Again, it was bright enough to switch to the blinkie at the front about … Continue reading

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#4 Le grand frisson

This morning I drove to the Supermarket, parked up and headed the remaining 15km into work. It was -1°C and I rode along muddy bridleways, along windswept fields and into a cross headwind throwing light rain into my face. There … Continue reading

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222 (#3)

The forecast was a mild 6°C with a real feel of about the same. Time for shorts again. I didn’t check the forecast and it was drizzling. After 1km I forgot that rain + cold=colder. But it stopped after 4km … Continue reading

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I had a later start as had a mid ride coffee break to complete some cricket business. It was cold and didn’t really fancy stopping. Wearing 4 layers on top helped as did a nice breeze at my tail. I … Continue reading

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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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Errandonnee already

I got all fired up for this when I read about it. The weather & personal circumstances have severely curtailed the opportunity to get out & ride to the extent that I’ve only done 11 bike commutes this year. By … Continue reading

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