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Spring is on her throne

As many of you will be aware, last Saturday was my first long dayride of the year – a bit of a tradition in spring, and something I intend to do more of this year.
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No country for old men

Over recent years, my long distance cycling habit has been a little bit curtailed. I’ve been working many Saturdays, when I generally went on long dayrides, or had other commitments – this year, I intend to rectify that, and yesterday started as I mean to contiunue – with a 122 mile rile up into the Peak District.

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Up hill and down dale

Today, I got into the Derbyshire Dales and crossed into North Staffordshire – a straightforward trip along the High Peak Trail and down the full length of the Tissington Trail was just what was needed, and once at Ashbourne, I doubled back and headed back to Ilam via Mapleton and Blore.
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The Weaver Hills: into the valley

Yesterday, I posted the video I took of the uphill climb to the summit of the Weaver Hills. It’s a tough climb, but worth it, and there’s great country when you get there. Calton is a lovely little village and … Continue reading

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The Weavers Hills prelude: The climb

As regular readers are aware, I’m compiling a post about last Friday’s crossing of the Weaver Hills into the Manifold Valley by bike. This is linked into my 30daysofbiking project, and also because reader and top bloke Steve Lightfoot – … Continue reading

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Feeling alive on the A515

Sorry to readers of my 30 days of biking tumblr blog, but I kind of like this and would love to share it with Brownhills Blog readers. This is video compiled from my journey up the A515 on Friday, on … Continue reading

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The colour of spring

Those of you who are interested in my cycling activities will be aware that I’ve taken to twattering my long weekend rides. I first tried tweeting a journey at Christmas, when I undertook a century up to Parsley Hay via … Continue reading

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Catching up – what’s new on BrownhillsBob’s Panoramio gallery

I’ve not been as diligent at uploading Panoramio stuff recently as I should have been – sorry about that. Yesterday I added 34 new pictures, and there have been some orphaned uploads since I started blogging, so this seems an … Continue reading

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