The Spring winds this year are proving trying. Any wind over 30kph makes for a difficult ride and when in 40+ kph winds I am just not riding. It’s just not nice. This is, of course, slowing down my approach to completing the 2019 challenge of 6,000 kilometers in the year – but at 94% complete, I am not out of it yet!!!Continue reading “Heavy Going Still”
There has been a bit to do since we returned from the mainland. House maintenance to organise (seriously leaking shower), medical checks (all well), Magnum fixes, Brompton maintenance and even some social whirl.Continue reading “Mid May but not much riding this month !”
The website Cycle365 is currently running a challenge to: Take a photo of a brick, and say something about it. Or compose an ode to it, or sing a song about it and include a video. Probably should include a bike in the photo as long as you’re at it.Continue reading “The Brick Challenge”
Well, a holiday from cycling with only 43 kilometres cycled in the week. Instead we took the car plus caravan over to the north-west corner of Tasmania and stayed at Smithton for a few nights. Smithton is lovingly known locally as “Smiffy”.Continue reading “Week #52. 2018. A cycling holiday”
A successful week but mainly retracing wheel ruts often discussed in these pages. The main thing is I am happy to have had another good week distance-wise and am closing in on my 2018 challenge to self of cycling 5,200 kilometers in the year.Continue reading “Week #48. 2018. Still managing the weather.”
When things bicycle go well, I can cope. When things aren’t quite right, I mostly struggle and scour YouTube for advice. I am not a natural mechanic.
The picture is of (right to left) Ken, Diane, Sue and myself before the start of the Tweed Ride last Sunday. Now, on to this week.