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…

One Step Beyond…

One Step Beyond is a record by one of my favourite bands from way back, Madness, when you and I were much younger, well I was anyway.  Both the title and name of the band seem very appropriate when describing todays ride.  The blog title came to me as I was approaching home. leg weary and…

Frosty Finale..

The last gasps of 2014 and I made it out for a bike ride at last..  Just as I thought, once I made the effort I enjoyed it apart from the understandable feeling of not being very fit. I got the bike out of the garage and put it against the fence, this is what…

Another Biking Bulletin…

Since my last post here, which seems ages ago now I have had a mixed bag of activities and probably among the least of them was actually cycling.  Partly because of the decline in the weather now, its getting colder and wetter so nowhere near as inviting as the ‘hazy crazy days’ of summer.  No…

'Audax'ing' Of The Ribble…

To properly equip my Ribble bike for the longer distance Audax events I had to make some modifications. Firstly you need somewhere to clip the route sheet in an easily visible place while on the road.  For the first Audax I managed to improvise and clip the route sheet to a piece of cardboard, wrap…