Category Archives: Grafham Water

#Festive500 Ride 5


Yesterday was cold and today looked even colder. The countryside was pale green and faded while the road outside was white with frost. I decided to leave the road bike in the garage and take my crosstrail out for an … Continue reading

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Gathering Mists on a Morning Ride


Cycling to work has made me an avid follower of the late night news weather forecast. I had decided during the day to get up earlier the next morning to take a detour round Grafham on my commute. When the … Continue reading

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Freewheelin’, New Freewheel


The old freewheel on my commute bike is knackered. The metronomic clunk that started a couple of months ago has morphed into an excruciating noise, something like a washing machine, on a slow spin, with a drum full of gravel. … Continue reading

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Fen and Fell, the West Cambridgeshire Hills


Route Stats: 672m climbing 70 miles / 113km http://gb.mapometer.com/cycling/route_2437999.html Of all Cambridgeshire, the west of the county is the area I enjoy riding the most. Bordering Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, there is some fine cycling country to be found here. The … Continue reading

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An Autumn Evening Spin Around Grafham Water


Having spent the last part of my working day scoffing too many delicious macaroons, I managed to leave work a little earlier. Looking at my phone clock I reckoned I should just have a enough day light to fit in … Continue reading

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A summer evenings spin around Grafham Water


I missed the evenings club time trial. This was annoying, I had energy to burn and with no cloud or breeze the evening was shaping up to be a rare and perfect end to a summer’s day. So there was … Continue reading

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