Relaxed ride, Olney to Oundle and back..

We took an easy ride into Oundle today on a nice warm and almost windless day.  Just the weather for a few pleasant stops without getting cold. Stopped first at Denford, by the river on a convenient seat. Then on towards Oundle and passed this field with some newly ‘shaved’ Alpaca’s at Stoke Doyle, a…

Sunday Bike Ride

A sociable, recreational ride into Bedfordshire with Cyril this morning.  Extremely windy on the way back .  However we just made it back in time.  Within minutes of getting off the bikes there was an instant heavy downpour of rain. Nothing much to report, a pretty familiar route by now.  I need to try and…

St Neots & Back, 50m

I took advantage of a break in the rainy weather and had a ride to St Neots and back this morning.   Oh the joys of retirement and the freedom.  I took the Specialized bike as it has mudguards and I wasnt so sure I would be rain free all the way. I returned by a…

Glutton For Punishment..

Having recovered from my recent experience of Sportive riding and finding it both satisfying and ‘enjoyable’ I have now entered two more such rides !  Who says you get wiser as you get older? The first is on October 3rd, The Phil Cooke Challenge ride starting at Dunchurch and over 100km (62 miles) and the…