A few observations

Not much to report today I’m afraid. Went out for a 10 mile spin on my Specialized Hard Rock Rigid mountain bike lunchtime and swallowed numerous types of flies in the process – don’t you just hate the warm summer breeze! However, a few observations I’d like to pass on in no particular order are: …

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Just the two of us

‘Twas JR and myself on the road again today (all 13 miles of it) after Wenno dropped out at the last minute – touting work as his excuse. We took a detour to Bracelet Bay today and once again avoided the lure of the ice cream at Verdi’s or as for JR the lure of …

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Training session #54

It’s a sad indictment of my love of statistics when I am able to reveal the number of training (fitness?) sessions I have understaken since January 1st 2006. Today was number 54 and once again saw me and JR take to the promenade during our lunch break and ride some 12 miles or so – …

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Wheels in motion

Back to work today (bah humbug) and back to my lunchtime fitness slot (wahay). I decided to stick with the bike riding and did a 10 mile stint from Swansea Marina to Verdi’s (in Mumbles) which was great, despite the very windy weather. The one good thing about cycling on this route, when the weather …

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National Route 43

I decided to check out part of the Sustrans Route 43 National Cycle Network today between Clydach and Ystalyfera. The ride was approximately 14 miles (roundtrip) and was very easy going given due to the flat nature of the route and took around 1 hour to complete. There’s plenty of scenery to enjoy along the …

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