Monthly Archives: March 2012

Chain Gang: This evening my legs swore at me


It was always going to be tight making the regular club chain gang tonight. But, why not I thought, the clocks have gone forward and the evenings are getting lighter and it would be my first time out this year. … Continue reading

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How do you spot a happy cyclist?


From the number of flies in their teeth! And riding home this evening, alongside a placid Grafham Water, I got a mouthful of the big, black  reservoir specials. But, although my appetite for tea was almost ruined by on the … Continue reading

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The National Cycleway Network. Route 12 the good and the bad.


I’ve recently blogged about repairs to sections of the National Cycle Network, Route 12. I’ve decided to follow this up with a critical post on why I don’t believe this section of NCN Route 12 is fit for purpose. Riding … Continue reading

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NCN Route 51 Repairs Update


I set off in the fog for work this morning and headed for the NCN Route 12. From the brief tarmaced section around the back of Southoe I turned left onto the off-road track, and my front wheel nearly skidded … Continue reading

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Surface “repairs” to National Cycle Network Route 12 (51)


I regularly ride part of the National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 12 for my commute, sections of which are off-road and very poorly surfaced. Indeed, some are so bad with mud and gravel or in such a poor state of … Continue reading

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