Monthly Archives: September 2013

Surrey 2: the Freedom of the Road

My Surrey post is painfully incomplete but I got sidetracked; I started writing about the first accident then decided it needed a post of its own so pulled it out and published the Surrey post without giving it nearly as … Continue reading

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The accident(s)

I came off my bike, one day a few months ago, on the way home.  Luckily it was a day when the boys were with my mother so they weren’t left at after school club while I picked myself up. … Continue reading

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Around the time I was made redundant I was also told I would have to find somewhere else for the boys and me to live as the landlord wanted to move back into the house.  This left me with the … Continue reading

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Biggin Hill

I didn’t work up in London forever, not even for the six months it would have taken to pay off the bike in the end.  I was painfully aware that ninety minutes of commuting each way in addition to an … Continue reading

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London Duathlon 2013

I have been working through my road riding history fairly chronologically but I feel I need to write about this while it’s all lovely and fresh in my mind.  I was very proud of myself on Sunday, although not as … Continue reading

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Beyond the commute

London has always been a big, scary, occasionally (but not often) exciting place to me and I seldom went there.  Now I was working in London there was the possibility of doing stuff at lunchtimes.  At first this was limited … Continue reading

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Riding across London

London Bridge Most of my rides into work were from London Bridge to Kings Cross.  London Bridge was the first station on the way into London and, impatient as I am, I wanted to push on with the next stage … Continue reading

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