Monthly Archives: August 2012

Using Sustrans routes for the first time – Barnet to St Albans via Hatfield

It was only in the last week or so of July that I really felt as though my bike legs were beginning to really come back after my 18 month post-accident layoff.  While I’ve focused on building up my strength … Continue reading

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Are you one of those paralympians?

As Bob and I were returning home from work on Friday we paused to let two women over the zebra crossing at the junction of Benwell Road and Drayton Park. “Cool bike” said one as they crossed over.  Just as … Continue reading

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Inertia can be a powerful thing – especially at 6.30 am! The idea of cycling is one thing, but the reality of waking up early when you’re tired and facing a 12.5 mile ride can be somewhat different.  The fact … Continue reading

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The commute goes on and I discover how to avoid the junction at Archway

I may not be reporting back the week after my last post as I intended, but I’m happy to report that I did stick to my plan and covered 50 miles commuting, and the following week did somewhat better when … Continue reading

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