Small little meandering pootles exploring the world on our bikes, often with friends and tea.


Took Granny for a ride

Avoided one hill by going the long way around. Had to stop for a breather on Bog Lane. Explore some gravel track, which I...

Flat banana

Set out to have a banana in Ilkey and explore the lanes. Sadly, just after I overtook Otley Cycling Club*, I suffered defeat and...

I would ride 500 miles

YES, I passed 500 miles in a year today o/ Take that Kajsa, Amanda and The Whip aka Alicia :) I got one of these...

Shopping trolley

Just a quick spin out for a bit of provision gathering. I think this is the last ride on this bit of the canal...

MC Spin

Well a ride out and back around Embsay, which a friend mistook for MC. Bit windy on the way back. https://www.strava.com/activities/936221444

Thames Path near Hammersmith

It is possible to follow the Thames path along the river in Hammersmith and Fulham and Chiswich boroughs. I love to dip down to then...

Bang on!

Sleep in* - Blizz! Walkies** - Relaxing! Bike ride*** - smiles! Ice Cream**** - nom! Tour of Yorkshire***** - Brilliant! Beer****** - ahhhh! Sun******* - Warm! * Was needed been after...

Off road on Lewis

A spot of comedy off road, didn't drop, a bent does do off road quite well, just need some more suited tires...

Not Mount Ventoux

In sympathy with the pro's on the Tour de France, I decided to also not cycle Mount Ventoux today. It was the - longest,...

To Betty and back

I had to make sure that our friend didn't get lost and missed Betty's Tea Room in Ilkley as she departed for York. We also...
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking



Many stop

Two stops