Full Circle..

OK, so I am back to being a Pedalling Pensioner again.. well I have been one for the last few years actually, I just called myself something different for a while…. Having flirted with the various forms of facebook as an alternative or addition to the blog I have just given up trying to make…

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Day Out To Cambridge..

I have had many a day out in Cambridge, usually just by car or by car and ‘Park and Ride’ taking advantage of the pensioners perk of a free bus pass for the last few miles into town.  This time was different, my first trip there by bike. I was using it as a test…

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Garmin Fail !!!

Today was quite a bit of a disappointment for me.  I had spent a couple of days sorting out a route of about 150km just to try out my fitness before the 200km Audax in just over a weeks time and was quite looking forward to it.  I knew pretty much from the outset that…

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Wednesday Group Ride And Audax’s

I rode with the Wednesday group this morning, it must be over two years since my last outing with them. I don’t know why because I really enjoyed it. A good pace, tidy riding and good company. Apart from circumstances of various kinds getting in the way I think I have also been quite apprehensive…

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This Mornings Ride ….

Another post? and so soon you might say !!!.. they do say it never rains but that it pours.. so three days in a row and I am posting again.. I must definitely have too much spare time on my hands now.. Just a gentle ride over to my friend Cyrils house in Wellingborough, he…

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Cycling Cafes And Club Ride Culture..

This post was prompted by a comment on my Facebook Page by friend and owner of the Facebook Page There And Back Again from the USA, Steve. He commented on the lack of cafes like ours on his rides and how he had to stand in car parks at country stores at best.  It prompted me to…

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What A Let Down…

Those of you that have read my facebook page will already know a bit about my unfortunate experience while on the way to the Team Milton Keynes club ride on Saturday. I started off at just after 8:30am as usual to be in Stony Stratford in time for 9:30am start.  It was pretty hard going…