Monthly Archives: June 2008

My trot to work

Continuing in my investingation of different methods of travelling to work, today I tried jogging:   My running route was even more direct than my usual bike route and I took my first shortcut by heading down Church Lane and through … Continue reading

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Back on the bike

After yesterday’s fun on the buses I was back on the bike today.  I got a proper soaking on the way home although I missed a really heavy downpour half an hour after I got home.  Tomorrow I’m running to … Continue reading

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My big bus adventure pt 2 – homeward bound

I left the office at 16:33, was at the bus stop 3 minutes later and by 16:43 the number 53 had turned up.  I arrived at Salford Shopping City at 16:55 about 5 minutes after the previous number 95 had … Continue reading

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My big bus adventure part 1

With the proposed congestion charge in mind I have decided to check out all the alternatives to me travelling to work by car.  Obviously I’m going to fix the results so that cycling wins hands down but today the mode … Continue reading

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Just another day

Actually it’s not just another day, it’s my birthday and it’s been brilliant already.  Having the kids around has brought the magic back to birthdays even if the numbers are starting to get a bit scary.  Maria seems to go to about … Continue reading

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The rest of bike week

I just knew that daily blogging would not be sustainable, I shouldn’t have bothered to try it.  Anyway this is what happened during the rest of my cycling week: Thursday (wrote Mr. Kipling) and I popped over to the Bicycle … Continue reading

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Prestwich Critical Commute

Today the Prestwich Critical Commute rode for Bike Week.  Despite the rain (which I think was the first to fall on me over the 15 or so commutes I’ve done) we had a record turn out.  Angela, who works at Manchester University, … Continue reading

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