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39072 total / 3748 in 2015
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To RIDE, RIDE, and RIDE again weather permitting and to hook up with as many DM'ers is personas possible

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  1. VELO
    getting the miles in 36.7 mi 02:18 16.0mph pace

    Sorry I haven't posted for a few days but I have been riding.
    Wednesday.
    Just a local route in August Crap weather, temps at 61F wind at 18mph and cloudy and a bit of WAZ.
    Thursday afterno... read more

  2. VELO
    Hebden Bridge 32.7 mi 02:17 14.3mph pace

    Took a friend of my wifes out for a ride as his wife has recently died and he needed some company. He is 70 years old looks 60 and stuck to me like glue. He was happy has his overall pace was highe... read more

  3. VELO
    Local Cycle club ride 34.8 mi 02:06 16.6mph pace

    Out with the local club, hilly and quick . For me :-))

  4. VELO
    Out and about 42.8 mi 02:43 15.8mph pace

    Out over owd Betts Rochdale Heywood Bury and Home. Usual crap windy cloudy weather

  5. VELO
    zERo ZAppED 35.8 mi 02:14 16.0mph pace

    Another DRY one!! Temps , wow 63F intermittent sun through the cloud and wind at 13mph, so I will class it as a calm day.
    Busy this morning and early afternoon so didn't get out til 3.00pm.
    Tr... read more

  6. Shared Photo

    Classic Lancashire scenery as the riders will pass from Dunsop Bridge to Newton by Bowland and Slaidburn

  7. Shared Photo

    The lonely classic British red telephone kiosk in the middle of nowhere between The Wild Boar Park and Dunsop Bridge, look out for this as the riders on this stage of the tour turn right up the hil... read more

    • Jana N.
      Jana N.

      That is cool. And there is something so lonely and beautiful about it being there with all that green.

      9 days ago Like

  8. Shared Photo

    Nice clear roads from Longridge to Chipping and the sun is still shining

  9. Shared Photo

    The climb up Jeffries hil coming out of Longridge towards Chipping

    • Jana N.
      Jana N.

      Wow. Beautiful! I would cry ridingy bike up that, though.

      9 days ago Like

  10. Shared Photo

    St Wifreds Church Ribchester, dating back in parts to the 13th Century. Notice the flag showing the strength of the wind

    • Sue R.
      Sue R.

      I always love the pictures you post Kevin!!

      10 days ago Like

    • Barbara
      Barbara

      gorgeous looking church thanks for the history lesson ;-)

      9 days ago Like

  11. VELO
    Sun (sort of) before the storm 67.7 mi 04:27 15.2mph pace

    Forecast was for it to be 24C (75F) with rain and thunderstorms rolling in around 4.00pm.
    So planned to be out by 11.00am which I was. Headed over to Whalley and did 22 miles of what will be Stage ... read more

  12. VELO
    Only DWAZZLE before some SUN 52.8 mi 03:17 16.1mph pace

    T|his was Saturdays ride.
    Forecast was warm 21C (70F) warmest for a long time but it meant Thunderstorms. So feeling I was going to get wet anyway just heaed out into the DWAZZLE. Not cold or wet ... read more

  13. VELO
    Same old story 35.9 mi 02:11 16.4mph pace

    Evening ride with temps at 61F wind at 12-15mph and no rain forecast til 9,00pm.
    tagged on to 10 riders from a local bike club who were doing basically the same route. Really good to be riding in a... read more

  14. VELO
    Is that a Yellow van outside...

    God dam WAZ!! When I come back as the Ruler of The WORLD, cyclist will never suffer its fate again:-).
    "Whats that nurse time for my meds? Ok. It really was warm in England in August once wasn... read more

    • 26x25
      26x25 You're Funny
      You're Funny:

      It's "Global Warming" Kevin

      14 days ago

    • Barbara
      Barbara

      320 laps in one day im coming to visit you in England Kevin lol

      13 days ago Like

  15. Just a quickie, August 19th AND I HAVE MY HEATING ON !!!!!!
    54F and WAZZING IT DOWN, God make me a TEXAN just for the weather !!!

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      hahaha. oh kevin. there's a heat advisory here right now and 54F sounds heavenly to me. ;)

      14 days ago Like

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    • Ken
      Ken

      92 today. I have a spare room but our pubs are not nearly as good as yours.

      13 days ago Like

    • Greg W.
      Greg W.

      our winters are warmer then your best summers, I think I would die there! Going up to ride the Grand Canyon this weekend.. will be downright chilly up there with low temps in the 50's and barely getting to the 80's for highs! Bringing warm gear :)

      13 days ago Like

  16. VELO
    Still hating British Summer u... 26.7 mi 01:39 16.2mph pace

    It could not last!!!!
    My Accu weather App said no WAZ for 92mins, well it LIED!!!
    68 mins and close to home the WAZ arrived, incredibly warm though at 61F ( god I have just cracked several ribs at ... read more

    • Karla G.
      Karla G.

      I had no idea you guys had such bad summer weather. doesn't seem right!

      15 days ago Like

    • Marybeth P.
      Marybeth P.

      I think Tuesday is a perfectly good day to have a beer๐Ÿบ, or 3๐Ÿป. Still my DM hero๐Ÿšด๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜Ž

      14 days ago Like

    • Mike D.
      Mike D.

      Glad everything is staying green at least.

      14 days ago Like

    • 26x25
      26x25

      Good miles in the WAZ Kevin. Bit like the old commuting days. Beer and Lanzarote may well be the antidote

      14 days ago Like

  17. VELO
    2 reasonable days in a row WOW 38.6 mi 02:24 16.1mph pace

    This was Mondays ZApping THe ZErO ride.
    Wow two reasonably nice days in a row, almost unheard of this summer. Temps at 62F and the wind started at 9mph but did get up to around 14mph towards he en... read more

  18. VELO
    Riding in the calm 64.4 mi 04:01 16.0mph pace

    It is amazing they way a ride is so more enjoyable when there is little wind.
    This was Sundays ride. Temps at 62F and winds at 9mph. YEP 9mph meaning it was a calm day.
    Headed out to Todmorden wh... read more

  19. VELO
    August is still the same 52.8 mi 03:12 16.5mph pace

    Saturdays ride
    No change in the weather 57F wind at 18-22mph cloudy and a bit nippy really but NO WAZ!
    Headed over to Whalley, Clitheroe and Chipping. Enjoyed the ride and impressed with the tim... read more

    • 26x25
      26x25

      Super riding Kevin with a no WAZ bonus. That is a great pace considering wind and climbs

      17 days ago Like

    • Kelly P.
      Kelly P.

      So happy the rain has finally stopped for you! I expect to see a lot of logged miles from you Kev! Enjoy! Great climbing and pace as well. Someone let the dog out of the man cave!

      17 days ago Like

    • Ken
      Ken

      Great miles! Nice to see that the wind has let up to only gale force.

      17 days ago Like

  20. VELO
    Zoom Zoom 23.6 mi 01:21 17.5mph pace

    Well it may have been dam cloudy and still cool at 65F BUT THE WIND HAD DROPPED TO 11mph which is classed as a calm day. First one in god knows how long and it showed. Did a reasonably flat route w... read more