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

pootle in the soon to be rain

Windy with windy

Meet up with Windy and enjoyed a fantastic ride with him on one of his regular club ride. Which took us past wind mills,...

Surfing, get it?

A loop out to Reef and back, weather was spot on and I was spoiled with stunning views. Last time it was a bit...

Eat too much

Stunning evening and I set out to do a longer loop. But riding up the first hill quickly showed me that dinner was rather...

Head and Tail … wind

First ride back on Lewis, right into the wind going out but a fantasic ride back with the wind pushing me along. Stunning bit...

Racing the Tour de Yorkshire

Set out into the wind over to Bolton Abbey to watch the lads in the Tour de Yorkshire pass. The plan was to have...

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...

Owen the Omelette

Again a splendid ride out with Peli. I got to meet our new friend Owen, glad that I'm not going to see more of...


A quick little spin out before the rain. Spotted some swans cooking cygnets, looks like seven, maybe even eight, little ones due, when it...

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


Added a few extra miles on the canal before going shopping. Nearly a whole week worth of shopping in two panniers https://www.strava.com/activities/936221444
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking



Many stop

Two stops