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Self-employed on two wheels

It has been a busy few months, with other activities taking president over blogging, and little cycling to report because of the ceaseless rain. One thing this gestation period has yielded is a subtle change to my employment. Now whilst … Continue reading

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To Arncliffe & back – a micro adventure.

Mrs W and Junior were planning to spend a few days with her parents, whilst I had to be at work. They were to be away for a good chunk of the weekend also, so what was I to do … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – 7th (final) day

Day 7: Nr. Nordfjordied to Nr. Maloy – 37 miles (plus 5 miles the following morning) Around five years ago I / we stopped going on holidays for a fortnight and went instead for week blocks but more often.  Days … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 6

Day 6 – Byrkjelo to near Nordfjordeid – 42 miles A dry start to the day and also a mostly downhill route along the E39 to the shore of Briemsvetnet which afforded glorious views of the 1000 metre peaks on … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 5

Day 5 –Forde to Byrkjelo– 30 miles (rain shortened play!) Some days on a cycle tour are about getting from A to B, with the ride from B to C what you are really looking forward to. This should have … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 4

Day 4 –Ortnevik to Forde– 33 miles Packing up was quick and easy after a night in a cabin, and the ride to the Ferry was all downhill. The morning started dry, but seemed very windy. Just how much so … Continue reading

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Fjords Tour (SfSS) – Day 2

Day 2 – Manger to Botn – 46 miles Today was about covering ground to get us to the shore of Sognefjord, but proved a pleasant ride nonetheless. It was Sunday and the roads were really quiet – although another … Continue reading

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Searching for Slartibartfasts Signature – A seven day cycle tour of the Norwegian Fjords

Day 1  – Bergen to Nr. Manger – 35 miles A long long time ago, in a sixth form college far far away a friend of mine introduced me the writing of Douglas Adams. Those familiar with the Hitchhikers Guide … Continue reading

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HPV CommuteMachine II

Finally a picture, taken on my first proper ride on the new commuting machine – a 35 mile loop via my favourite cider mill (no prizes for guessing why!)

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HPV CommuteMachine

It always seems a shame to put up a post without a photo or two within it. Perhaps I’ll have chance to add one later. What follows is likely to bear relation to many people who have been bitten by … Continue reading

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