Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monday 31st March 2014.

Dry but with a cold, northerly wind. Bury Road will be ‘up’ I imagine shortly. Lorries, men and vans by the red and white barrier thingies this morning. Daisyfield viaduct route is brill for cutting-off the busy bit of Bury!

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Saturday 29th March 2014.

News came in that Police had closed a section of Bury and Bolton Road last night, but this morning’s ride was clear all the way. Daisyfield viaduct, to part-way up Bury and Bolton Road, is brill for bikes – a … Continue reading

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Friday 28th March 2014.

Much better weather for the bike this morning but the lanes etc. were really puddled after all that rain. Plenty of water going over Warth weir too! Carried-on to Bury and, at the repair yards, caught a glimpse of something … Continue reading

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Thursday 27th March 2014.

Really cold for the first half-hour of a bike-ride around Radcliffe and bits of Bury, looking for the old and out of place. For a start pedalling along, (in a cycle-lane!?) next to fast-moving motorised traffic, makes you, the pedaller, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th March 2014.

Sunny this morning but, once again, very wet along Hinds Lane. Lambs about too this morning…

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Monday 24th March 2014.

Just fitted Shimano rear cassette and Shimano rear deraileur to a ‘cheapo’ bike that is only months old. Parts taken-off were literally useless. (Cassette was seizing-up rather than free-wheeling and gear had little spring strength left.) All is okay with … Continue reading

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Sunduay 23rd March 2014.

Very cold this morning with a strong wind. Traffic Control Lights are along Dumers Lane near Hardy’s Gate Bridge. It’s near York Street! The sunken ship is along Wellington Street! From there along a very wet Hinds Lane to the … Continue reading

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Friday 21st March 2014.

Quite sunny if a bit cold this morning around Radcliffe Cycle Routes. From the main road at Warth to the Lattice Bridge watch-out for Canada Geese in the grass! There’s several pairs around and often you can’t see them.

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Monday 17th March 2014.

Much drier this morning and the bike-ride took-in Belle Vue Terrace at Bury to get onto Wellington Street. But a quick detour to have a look at the old railway stuff at the repair yards. A little bit of history … Continue reading

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Saturday 15th March 2014.

Cold and dull this morning but okay for a dry ride around Radcliffe. The Archimedes is doing okay, if a bit slow due to lower water-levels, and I stopped for a minute or ten for a natter with another lecky-interested … Continue reading

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