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…

Its Going To Be Bit Quiet…

Things will be a bit quiet here in the ‘Biking’ segment of the blog for a while as my cycling is temporarily on hold as the result of a small operation on my back on Friday which resulted in some stitches being inserted.  They say 10 – 14 days before the stitches come out and…

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…

Bike Works..

No bike riding today although it was nice enough for it.. especially compared with recent weather.  When checking my bike on arrival at Stony Stratford for the ride on Saturday I noticed an unhealthy sound coming from my back wheel area.  It sounded like some grit or something had got into the bearings.  I had…

Team MK Ride ?

I woke this morning with two of my favourite Randy Newman songs in my head, “I Think Its Going To Rain Today” and “Rider In The Rain”. I pretty much knew it was going to rain today anyway because it was forecast.  Not only was there was an over 90% chance of rain until this…