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Archive for February, 2006

Wonderful walking to work

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2006

Even though most days I bicycle to work at least once a week I try to walk to work. This week for the last three days I have walked to (not back as well) work as my bike has been locked up and I had left my house and bike lock keys for my sister […]

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Smoke without fire

Sunday, February 12th, 2006

5th day riding, another 20 miles from North to South London in the rain. Turns out that you can have smoke without fire if it is crud and cleaning products smouldering off your radiator – ok and maybe a little bit of steam due to the constant rain. Today’s was a short but eventful trip. […]

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Lois (www.loisontheloose.com) and Austin (Mondo Enduro)

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

4th day riding since my five day direct access course in November and I made it out on the M4 all the way to Uxbridge and back by myself! I have clocked 180 miles now since getting my bike. As I mentioned on my posting ‘Beginning of December 2005 – What am I doing!’ I […]

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Do something that you fear everyday!

Monday, February 6th, 2006

Do something that you fear everyday! Is the recommended advice in Susan Jeffers ‘Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway’. I was chatting to a mate and we were trying to figure out what you could do every day that you were fearful about and I have now found it. Motorcycling around London. I managed […]

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Totally Petrified

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

It has almost been two weeks since I have been on the bike and today is the day that I promised myself I would spend biking around London. The problem is that I don’t think that I have ever been more scared of anything in my life. I keep on trying to tell myself lots […]

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Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

Not very much to do with my trip preparation but while I am waiting for weather to warm up so that I can get out and ride my bike I have been keeping busy. Having only recently moved to a digital camera in the last year I have decided to scan in all my old […]

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