After a morning spent writing, printing, laminating and distributing posters for our garden compost day on Saturday, I was able to pop out for a nice ride across the Langholm Moor to Newcastleton and then down to Canonbie and back up the old A7 (27 miles). Tonight I will make my usual expedition to theContinue reading “Various tasks completed”
Today was another busy day what with this and that. I went out for a relaxed ride round Canonbie, Gretna, Middlebie and Callister (38 miles in total) which had the benefit of a tremendous following wind for the last 18 miles. I did the last six miles from the top of Callister Hill at wellContinue reading “What an exciting day!”
Another fine day in the lowlands of Scotland. I was able to go out on my morning cycle ride with my frequent cycling companion Dennis wearing a natty pair of shorts. If it doesn’t rain soon, the lawn will be completely ruined and that will be only just after I have got it in goodContinue reading “When will the rains come?”
I went with Mrs Tootlepedal to Port Carlisle where we had a good lunch (fish and chips/fish cakes). Then we cycled 21 miles round the Solway coast in lovely weather with a usefully cooling breeze. Interestingly enough, the large radio station which is on the coast prevented my cycle computer, which is a wireless one,Continue reading “Another Nice Day Out”
I had a more interesting day today as I cycled exactly 100 miles in a round trip from Langholm via Penrith, Langwathby, Hartside Fell, Brampton and home. This takes you over a good lump of hill at just below 2000ft. However the gradient is brilliantly engineered and it is possible to pedal the final fourContinue reading “Some Progress”
This is my first post on the blog so excuse me if it is rather dull. I went for a bike ride yesterday. I am going for another ride tomorrow. Yesterday I went for a recorder practice with the group I play with. Life goes on.