Archive for September 2013

Western Wolds Bike Ride (from Stamford Bridge)

Last weekend I took a 30-mile cycle ride with Rupert Douglas, creator of the Big Skies Bike Rides that I have written about over the last couple of years (example here). The ride wasn't one of the eight circular routes described previously, being longer, harder and starting further from the Yorkshire Wolds than any of […]

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Replacing Novatec Front Hub Bearings

For some time I'd been aware that my front hub bearings felt a little rough. I don't know anything about bearings. I knew that my hubs have cartridge bearings but that was the full extent of my knowledge, I had no idea what size bearings they were or how I should set about acquiring replacements. […]

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A Muddy Water Summer

This weekend is the equinox. All places on the planet will have 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness. Evenings are now too dark for safe riding. My Mistress is in a box and on her way home. Last night was my last ride in Winnipeg (“Muddy Water”). Mistress and Wife Winnipeg’s cycling […]

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New Forest On & Off Shore 200k Audax

The New Forest On & Off Shore is the only Audax calendar event to include the Isle of Wight and since I joined Audax last year it had become a 'must do' event. Actually I've been meaning to ride this for several years but I've always chickened out. I've ridden round the island umpteen times […]

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