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…

Around Bedford..

Tuesday was such a nice day that a bike ride was irresistible.   I chose one of my favourite routes all around the outside of Bedford, giving it a fairly wide berth. I knew at the outset that it was the wrong way round as I was saddling myself with a ride into a south…

Back To Business

I know its been an age since I last posted here but I have been away for a month on an annual pilgrimage to France. There is an account of one of the more memorable rides in the previous post to this. Rather than bore you with all the details of my ride which were…

This Weeks Rides..

Its not been a bad week for bike rides this week.  I have managed two so far and both were substantial ones.  I also did an hour on the exercise bike indoors on Tuesday.  I still have queries about my fitness but maybe that’s just because I always seem to push myself and maybe I…

Back On The Road Again…

Yesterday was the occasion of my first bike ride for 9 days, probably the longest I have been off the bike for about three years!  The break was caused by my being involved in a house painting ‘frenzy’, doing the dining room, stairs and landing.  I had originally planned to have a couple of days…