Tag Archives: South Downs Way

Oh chilly wind

The previous weekend it was a strong wind up from the SouthWest, by Saturday it had turned round and was blowing stong and cold from the NorthEast – arrghhhh – it felt more like January than March. Being buoyed up by last … Continue reading

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Out Again – AHOR:02

Still feeling OK with no after effects after yesterdays ride I took the opportunity to pedal the bridleways of the South Downs again late this morning. Yesterdays ride was fairly short with an undulating vertical profile.  Today I wanted to get a longer … Continue reading

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Travels with Henry …or brrrrrrrr

Well Steinbeck travelled with Charley (a poodle) so I thought I would travel with my pet Henry today. Really the route I took today combined a number of fairly familiar paths to give  some gentle climbing off-road exercise, and keep Henry … Continue reading

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I’d just like to thank the almighty for days like today

  What a beautiful day it was today –  these sunny early winter days are some of the best of the year.  And so it was out on the bike,  heading for the hills. I started at the “Old Toll … Continue reading

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Wet Wet Wet

Well November has come, and along with it, rain, rain and more rain.  But you can’t let a bit of water stop you doing what has to be done. Even though it was tipping it down – water was washing down the … Continue reading

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A beautiful ride

After feeling rather lethargic for the last week  – work, heavy rain and all that – it was time to hit the tracks again as the Sun came out yesterday afternoon. I really didn’t feel upto much as I drove towards the … Continue reading

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The Two Rings

After some deliberation I coaxed my legs back into working again on Saturday afternoon – for some inxeplicable reason I had felt tired and stressed all week – and pointed myself to the South Downs – this time going back to one … Continue reading

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Biking Again

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Out towards Wilmington – a ride for my Dad

I could so easily have stayed in bed this morning. Having first woken at 05:00 to make sure my eldest daughter got off to Gatwick with her boyfriend  on time,  I had then fallen back into a deep sleep and … Continue reading

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Back with the half-mile high club – Ok it’s just getting bike fit again

After missing quite a few weeks I took Friday off to get my legs spinning again – just a 25 mile jaunt along the seafront – Brighton Pier to George V Avenue, Worthing and back again on my nobbly shod MTB … Continue reading

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