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…

4 Days, 2 Rides, Good!

I have managed a couple of rides in the last four days so things are looking up at last. On Sunday I rode a 60km loop kind of based on Riseley and back round. It was a beautiful, practically spring like day.  A few miles before I got to Riseley I passed a group cyclists…

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…

Grafham Water

Today looked like an oasis amidst a desert of dirty days so I was on the phone to my biking buddy Cyril this morning to see if he fancied a ride to Grafham Water and the cafe there.   Its just over 50 miles for the round trip and the wind was favourable for the…