Monthly Archives: February 2014

Wednesday 26th February 2014.

Quite sunny earlier for a ride around and sea-birds and a cormorant or two were around the Warth riverside. A Metro Tram was on its way to Radcliffe. 🙂

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Tuesday 25th February 2014.

Better weather this morning and umpteen Canada Geese now make use of the canal at the Radcliffe Wharf end. 🙂

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Monday 24th February 2014.

Rain all morning then, at ten – ish, the sun came out. Warm too so a ride around a local park was done. Then along Dumers to Manchester (traffic lights around where the Bridge Inn was) and then down to … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd February 2014.

Windy this morning but, the wind was quite warm so okay for the bike(no frost). From the bridge at Hinds the canal feed area is well overgrown with rushes and weeds and, topically, it needs dredging! Plenty of bikes out … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd February 2014.

Sunny this morning and so an easier, less wet ride. The pebbles are a nuisance at Warth but no real bother. Wet on the farm lanes but drying all the time. Swans were ‘active’ along by Coney – so cygnets … Continue reading

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Thursday 20th February 2014.

Rainy again this morning but the canal tow-path was fine for bikes. That first pic taken just eleven (canal) miles from Manchester. It’s wet though along there with fields well waterlogged after weeks of rain. 🙂

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Wednesday 19th February 2014.

Dull and damp early-on and there are plenty of wind-blown twigs about so take care if on two narrow wheels. Cobbles too, as leading up to the bridge over Bury railway yards, can be tricky in wet, muddy weather. There’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18th February 2014.

A damp ride around Radcliffe, to the Market, then back along Banana Walk to Withins Bridge and then back to Coney Green. Damp and coldish but at least it didn’t rain. 🙂

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Sunday February 16th 2014.

A coldish ride around Radcliffe this morning and there is a large, ‘Road Up’ with single-lane traffic lights at the Bury Road/Withins Lane junctions. (See photo one looking down from Withins Bridge.) After that a quiet tow-path but with wind-waves … Continue reading

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Wednesday 12th February 2014.

Cold rainy and windy this morning for the bike-ride and along the tow-path were traces of last night’s snow storm. But no major ice problems along the canal, it was just wet. River levels were slightly lower with mega-puddles along … Continue reading

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