Monthly Archives: December 2017

2017 Cycling Stats.

As 2017 draws to a close, here is a nice little summary of what I managed to do on the Bicycle this year. Not bad for an old fat lad with an addiction to chocolate.

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Festive 500 day 7

I awoke this Morning before daylight to a fresh dusting of Snow on all the vehicles, the UK Winter Weather certainly was not going to make the festive 500 any easier for me. I wanted to make an early start … Continue reading

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Just quit, go home

A lazy morning of procrastination not having any great desire to throw a leg over the Saddle and set off in to the Wind and Rain but at the same time I knew that I needed to get out and … Continue reading

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Festive 500 day five

This Morning turned out to be a whole lot Icier than yesterday Morning 🙁 I decided to play the long game and sit it out until lunchtime before risking going out on the Bicycle to chip a few more miles … Continue reading

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Festive 500 day four

A heavy frost overnight saw me treat myself to an extra hour in bed and I also delayed going out on the Bicycle until almost lunchtime in the hope that all the Ice would be gone. Leaving home I kept … Continue reading

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Festive 500 day Three

This Morning saw a huge drop in temperature requiring a couple of extra layers on to combat the cold as I set off on the Bicycle at daybreak. With the ambient temperature so low I was wary of frost or … Continue reading

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A character building day

Looking out the Window this Morning to see water-logged roads and constant heavy Rain I knew right away that this would be another challenging day in the Saddle. No beautiful Sunrise to look forward to today, no epic scenic views, … Continue reading

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This too shall pass

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… and yet there I was cooking Breakfast and fitting Lights to the Winter steed getting geared up to tackle the 2017 … Continue reading

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2017 Cycling Year in numbers

As 2017 draws to its finale, here is a short little video summarising my Cycling year in numbers.

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Nocturnal Holywood loop

Tonight was a rare mild and dry evening after a prolonged bitterly cold and wet spell. So not long after getting home from Work I got myself and the Winter Bike sorted out, lit up [not quite like a festive … Continue reading

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