Category Archives: Rides

The Return of Dave and Bob

I didn’t dare check the date of my last post – but I know it was quite a while ago.  Unfortunately life intervened with a combination of separation, divorce and ill-health (not unrelated to the previous two items). The result … Continue reading

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Adventures with punctures in Welham Green… and Little Berkhamstead…and at home!

I’m particularly interested in finding a decent route from Barnet to the River Lea in order to work out a decent ride which can take in Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City, Hertford, Ware then down the River Lea and back home again … Continue reading

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My first ride with Barnet Cyclists

A couple of weeks ago I met up with Barnet Cyclists for the first time.  So far my recreational rides have been very much on my own – exploring the countryside north of Barnet and building up my stamina for … Continue reading

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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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Our first commuting run from Barnet to Soho – Wednesday 13th, 2012

At last, the day arrived where I felt I’d got sufficient practice, competence and confidence on Bob to do my first commute in. Inevitably there was the little voice in the back of my head suggesting I give it a … 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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