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From Barnet to Welwyn Garden City…and back

As we get into September I’m becoming all too aware of how few weekends we’re likely to have left this year with the sort of sunny warm weather forecast for today so, very unusually for a Saturday, I set my … Continue reading

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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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The Greenacre Bicycle Rally 2012 – Sunday 10th June 2012

A few days ago I received an email from Barnet Cyclists about the 5th Greenacre Bicycle Rally. Given that the starting point was literally only two miles down the road by the Arts Depot in North Finchley it was the … Continue reading

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Tuesday 5th June 2012 – a long ride in the countryside.

A much longer ride today – 19.28 miles in all – and my single longest ride on Bob to-date. Today I didn’t mind pushing myself somewhat, starting with Quinta Drive which I found first time today – proof that the … 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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