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davidthedesigner
Interests: blue and orange.
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Said hello to some sheep and their lambs. But the bloody iPhone has failed me for the second day running, so no proper record of my ride. I'm getting fed up with this - maybe Apple isn't so great after... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at david the designer
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Puncture mended, but it was the phone that let me down today. The iPhone running out of battery power: who would ever believe that could happen? Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at david the designer
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Sod's law: picked up the mountain bike after it's annual service and decided to take the scenic route home. So, all my usual back-up gear left behind (pump, repair kit, spare inner tube - that sort of thing). And what... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at david the designer
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Bicycle by a buddleia bush. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at david the designer
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It's about time this bike had a service. Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at david the designer
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My lunch stop today. Rather short on networking opportunities - but hey, where would you rather be? Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at david the designer
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Back to the Dutch bike today. I wonder whether I'll still be allowed to ride it once we've brexited? Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at david the designer
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Another glorious day. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at david the designer
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It's a real joy to be out on two wheels on a day like today, especially if you can get away from road traffic. And here's my favourite tree, which I haven't seen since last October. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at david the designer
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The same old hill, but I can sense that the time has come where it's safe to venture further afield once more. Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2017 at david the designer
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It's a very long time indeed since I've been up this path. A bit of a stretch against a head wind. I'm sure it didn't use to be this hard when I was half my age. Still, I suppose you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2017 at david the designer
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After it's annual service, a very smooth ride today on my ever-trusty Dutch bike. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at david the designer
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I tried venturing just a little bit further today, but I'm still confronted by mud. Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at david the designer
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Yes, this is the day that declares that winter is finally over. Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at david the designer
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Misty and murky. As my mother-in-law would have said, 'what some weather: never two days alike'. Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at david the designer
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9 March. The first ride of the year without gloves. What a great feeling. Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at david the designer
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Getting back into the swing of it. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at david the designer
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Another one of those days. Still, I managed a cracking pace for this one. Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at david the designer
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It hasn't been the best start to the year, and I know I've got a lot of making up to do, but at least I've managed to get in more than 100 miles for February. Every mile counts, after all. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at david the designer
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I was wrong about the mud: it's back. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at david the designer
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The lull after yesterday's storm. But the mud is beginning to clear from the off-road tracks, so at long last I'm able to get out a bit further than my restricted winter circuits. Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at david the designer
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Quite clearly, there's no knowing the woman. Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2017 at david the designer
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It's getting better. Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at david the designer
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Not much sign of the sun (or the spring) today. Plenty of snowdrops though – including under that weeping willow. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at david the designer