Monthly Archives: May 2012

Monday 28th May, 2012 – reaching 100km on Bob

A very short ride this evening – a mile each way to and from the shops.  Given that I don’t have a luggage rack fitted on him (yet), I was delighted to find out just how big the bag on … Continue reading

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Sunday 27th May, 2012

A somewhat shorter ride than yesterday – a mere 7 miles today, but I did want to do more uphill, and in particular try going up Quinta Drive.  At least that was the plan.  This time I went up to … Continue reading

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Saturday 26th May, 2012 – my first long ride with Bob

This is a pretty long post, so to cut a long story short… I came back from today’s ride having covered 14.91 miles, much of it through country lanes at an average speed of 9.88 mph with a reasonable amount … Continue reading

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Thursday 24th May, 2012

A tad longer tonight – 5.17 miles.  Getting up the incline to the High Road just isn’t an issue any more, and the tension on the seat fixings seems to be right as it didn’t slide anywhere at all, even … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd May, 2012

The weather suddenly turned hot today.  From a grey cool morning, by lunchtime the sun was out and the temperature rocketing.  Felt really drained by the time I got home, but as the evening cooled down a bit I went … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22nd May, 2012

My legs have recovered sufficiently for me to take Bob out again.  I do still feel a little trepidation when setting out, but nothing like I did when I went to collect him from London Recumbents, or indeed on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th May 2012 – Ride two

Yesterday’s ride gave me an idea of quite how much work I have to do before Bob really can be my main commuting bike.  It’s the combination of riding technique (eg, being able to stop and start again safely on … Continue reading

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