Tag Archives: Trek

Four Different Sorts of Rain

So, when you’re on a bicycle, there are four different sorts of rain….  I should add that when you’re not on a bike but perhaps sitting on the sofa watching TV in the warm and you see the rain on … Continue reading

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A tale of two rides

It’s Spring!  Everyone says so and the evidence was all there when I went for the first of a couple of really peachy longish bikes rides about ten days ago. There were lots of tweety birds in the lanes, small … Continue reading

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Mainly fair with occasional rain blog – 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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30 Days of Biking

Not totally sure why I signed up for this because I already cycle most days but having just come back to it after nearly three weeks off the bike, I felt it would be a Good Thing.  Also, as cycling … Continue reading

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Tedium and terror

A birthday is always a celebration of another year of survival and that celebration should involved something memorable;  that’s my take on things anyway. This year, the options were: Boris-bike from Kew to the Globe to Tate Britain to Hyde … Continue reading

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Today’s ride

          I didn’t want to stop or need to stop on today’s ride but this was too good to miss on a perfect, windless sunny summer morning. A mallard made her way gently downstream with two … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Bikes

You wouldn’t think it would be hard to spend upwards of £500 on a light, nippy, flat-barred road bike, would you? I’m talking the kind of bike that you stick a rack on plus a pannier or two and maybe … Continue reading

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