Downfall In Denton…

The weather forecast for yesterday was dull with very little sunshine and maybe a little rain late in the afternoon.  That is just how it appeared when I dressed and set off for yesterdays ride with Team MK.  Shorts and a tee shirt under a sleeveless shirt were the order of the day as it…

Ride To Oxford

Just two days after my longest ride of the year I set off on another, even longer.  Ever since my ride to Cambridge last year I had promised myself a ride to Oxford to complete the ‘pair’ of University cities within striking distance of home for a days ride.  They are pretty much equidistant and…

An Eventful Eighty !!!

I made the most of a sunny morning today and sent myself out for a bike ride.  I had decided on a ride of about 80km but I wasn’t sure where exactly I would go.  I thought somewhere in the Kimbolton direction.  This turned out to be a mistake as things didn’t turn out for the…

An Afternoon Mountain…

Yesterday I went for my first long ride of the holiday on the Colnago after being away for a week.  It took us four of those days to actually get to our final destination though.  Most of the story of the journey and subsequent events have been documented in Jans Blog.  Up until now we have…

MTB Amble…

On a whim I decided to pop out on my Kona MTB from Olney, through Emberton Park and wander around the bridle paths between Emberton and Filgrave. It was great fun just pedalling around in the late afternoon sunshine with not a soul about, just the company of a few cows at one stage and…

Winters Icy Grip..

I finally managed to fit a ride in this morning.  No interference from appointments, errands, medication or weather although it was bit cold.  I knew, because of commitments, that if I didn’t get a ride in this morning it would be Saturday at the earliest before I could get out on the bike again.  This…