Monthly Archives: July 2012

Olympic visit day three

The day we visit the Olympic Park. Tickets for hockey in the morning. Our alarms went off at 0430!! No time for breakfast, jump in the car and we caught the train from Worcester Park at 0540. I was very … Continue reading

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Olympic visit day two

The day of the women’s road cycling. Not much to say. We went to the same road to park. We watched the race heading out of London. We went for lunch. We watched the race returning. We drove home. I … Continue reading

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Olympic visit day one

So the day of the Olympic men’s cycling road race. Where to see it? We decided Hampton court bridge would be a good spot. How to get there? Train or car? Thought we would go by train but when we … Continue reading

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Olympics

We are on holiday at the moment to see something of the Olympics. We drove down on Thursday afternoon not quite sure what we were driving in to The road to Birmingham was clear. I had to slow down once … Continue reading

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a close shave

So this morning I’m only at work for the morning before setting off on holiday down to London via Birmingham. That means I’m in the car. It was spitting as I left the house but within a couple of minutes … Continue reading

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bike brakes

The last few weeks I’ve noticed that my front brakes were getting rather ineffective to the point where nothing happens until the wheel locks. So, time for new blocks. Went to Evans, my favourite on-line bike store. Searched for Shimano … Continue reading

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Rain

I don’t mind cycling in the rain; I have a waterproof jacket, over-trousers and over-shoes so it’s only my head that gets wet. What I don’t like is when the weather is like this afternoon. When I left the building … Continue reading

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