Category Archives: cycling

Maps for Garmin eTrex 30

This is more a memo to self than a blog post. For an up to date map for the Garmin eTrex 30 go to Garmin Openstreetmap and download the required map. Then copy the file on to the SD card into a … Continue reading

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Bungsberg

Last month I managed to ride to the Bungsberg again, the first time for a long time. It is Schleswig-Holstein‘s highest point with phenomenal 168m above sea level. On the way there I followed the B202 from Kiel which wasn’t … Continue reading

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Westerhever

On a recent visit to the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein I finally got the chance to a picture of Westerhever lighthouse. From 2015 And yesterday there was a fine evening and sunset here in Berkshire. From 2015

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Inside a Marathon Plus

Last weekend I changed the tyres on my main bicycle from Marathon Pluses to Marathon Winter tyres (just in time for Monday morning’s frost). I took the opportunity to cut up one of the Marathon+ tyres to take a look … Continue reading

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Another November sunrise

There was a rather spectacular sunrise this morning which I captured form the footbridge across the M4 near junction 12. From 2014 It was a rather cold commute with a few ice patches especially on the footbridge and the cycle … Continue reading

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Long distance bicycle trips

The first draft of all my cycling touring is finally finished. I have added details for all major tours from 1983 to 1992.

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November Sunrise

Well, yesterday morning there was a beautiful sunrise over the Kennet Valley. From 2014 A shame the weather went downhill after that and I had to ride home in the rain, partly along the A4, as my usual route was … Continue reading

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