Lanzarote, April 2013.

17th April After breakfast we walked north towards the deserted and undeveloped end of beach, very volcanic lava rocks but quiet and deserted. We retraced our steps going south, past our original starting point and through to the more popular parts and beaches, bars etc.I took plenty of photos along the way and we had a…

Team MK Ride, Castle Ashby

This weeks ride was to Castle Ashby, just into Northamptonshire and only about 6 miles from my home.  However, club rides being what they are its never that simple. Adrian the ride leader had planned a route out via Olney and then looping round  via Harrold, Bozeat and Grendon to the The Buttery at Castle Ashby…

Apologies For Absence..

Apologies for my recent absence from here.  It has been because we took a trip to Lanzarote for some R & R in the Canary Islands sunshine.  The Canaries are a group of Volcanic islands off the north western African coast close to the equator so they have all year round sunshine and a steady…

TMK Ride, Bluebells, Barns And F1

The destination for this weeks Team MK ride was to be the Bluebell Cafe at Marsworth, next to the Tring reservoirs in Hertfordshire.  However, all things can change as you will read later. There were about 30 riders assembled ready for the start of the ‘C Group’ ride at the newly appointed start time of…

Bongo Hat..

Saw this amusing little ‘gif’ on Twitter Bernie Eisel of Team Sky playing bongo’s on a fellow riders new style ‘aero/potty’ helmet  About all they are fit for I think.. horrible looking things..

By Way Of A Change…

Spring is definitely in the air.. I had a meeting this afternoon that didn’t take as long as I expected and as I was walking home in the sunshine I decided another bike ride might be appropriate.. No sooner said than done.  Within minutes of getting home I was out on my bike.. I headed…

Lighter, Brighter Days And Rides…

On a whim I decided on a bike ride this afternoon.  The possibility of rain that was suggested by the Met office didn’t materialise and it was about 2pm.  I had time for a couple of hours riding so I got myself ready and off I went. It doesn’t take quite so long to get ready…