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Cycling week

This week had more cycling in it than usual. Monday This was a three-ride day: to work, to town, and home in the evening. As usual, the night ride was my favourite ride – road quiet, air cool. The traffic … Continue reading

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Cycling week

What is a cycling blog that has very little cycling in it? An embarrassment, is what it is. A shame and an embarrassment. Let’s ride. Monday I did not ride my bike today. Tuesday I rode to uni and back, … Continue reading

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Cycling week

This week, I’ve been thinking about making some 2023 cycling resolutions. But that is as far as I’ve got – the thinking. Monday Cycled around Blenheim. I’ve always felt that this town has a strange atmosphere. Cycled into the New … Continue reading

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Cycling Sunday

I haven’t ridden my bike much this week, beyond tiny essential journeys in between eating and sleeping and reading. But I did read a memoir by an endurance athlete. When I’m really tired, I can only read a memoir by … Continue reading

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Cycling week

There were some good rides and there were some bad rides. Monday Rode to work. Friends, this was a bad ride. Raroa Rd was busy, with a lot of traffic coming down as I was climbing up. A 4WD came … Continue reading

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Cycling week

Friends – the season of sweat is upon us. What can be done? Monday Cycled to work in some kind of strange heat. What is this? Cycled home. What can I say? I’m not happy about this heat situation. Who … Continue reading

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Cycling week

Monday Against all odds, it’s another Monday morning. Steamed up Raroa in the dark hell of rush hour. On the ride home from work, in sideways gusty wind, I started thinking about this triathlon I did a few years ago, … Continue reading

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Cycling week

It was a week of complaints. Monday An earlyish ride today. Steamed along, fuelled by a terrible mood. Before riding home today I went to adjust my rear light and the whole bracket thing snapped in half. I have consistently … Continue reading

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Cycling week

This week, we continue our adventure into extremely boring blog posts. It was a patchy week on the cycle commuting, with a lot fewer rides than usual, but, on reflection, most of them were good rides. Monday I ran outrageously … Continue reading

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Cycling week

Monday Rode to work. Sunny. A new neighbour asked what route I take to get to work as she is about to start cycling. Incredibly, she rides a push bike too. One of us! A good ride this morning, except … Continue reading

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