Monday, 30 August 2010

Darlington - Hamsterley - Darlington

Spin up to Hamsterley, picnic and walk with family, spin back. Lost GPS thingummy, but remember it being my fastest ever trip each way.

Distance: 47.5 miles
Time: sub-4 hours ish
Surface: on-road
Weather: Warm and dry
Bike: Ragley TD-1 SS (32:18 and 2.1" 29er tyres)

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Darlington - Swaledale - Darlington

Another ride in Swaledale - big hills and big views.

Swaledale yesterday

Road to Hurst. Fremington Edge, Low Moor, Surrender to Great Pinseat, Gunnerside. Dales Bike Centre. Road home.

It were reet hot.

Hot and sweaty

My bike sounded like the bag of spanners that it is.

New chainstay 'sticker'

Distance: 105km (maps: to Dales Bike Centre and from Dales Bike Centre)
Time: 9 hours 45 minutes
Surface: road - off-road - road
Weather: Warm, dry
Bike: SS Inbred (32:17, with 2.4″ tyres)