Monthly Archives: May 2014

Saturday 31st May 2014.

Warm and sunny this morning and the bike-lanes were busy. Hinds Lane and the viaduct access lanes are well overgrown at the moment so watch the overhanging bramble branches if you’re on a bike. The Hogweed, along Hinds Lane, is … Continue reading

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Thursday 29th May 2014.

Rain again this morning and the off-road routes will be muddy so take care if you’re on two wheels.

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Wednesday 28th May 2014.

Kept to roads this morning due to fairly heavy rain. First pic was taken looking down from Wellington Viaduct…guess wot? Neat Hogweed and Japanese Knotweed below! Further along the old railway track a crop of Japanese Knotweed was a’growing and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 27th May 2014.

A touch of drizzle this morning but cycle-routes are reasonable if a bit muddy. Take care! There’s a contra-flow traffic-light road-up near where The Jolly Carters was on Bury Bolton Road. There were tail-backs at about nine fifteen – ish. … Continue reading

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Monday 26th May 2014.

Sunny this Bank Holiday morning yet the local roads were quiet and traffic-free. Plenty of traffic at the Sailing Club – maybe they’re sailing today…

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Sunday 25th May 2014.

A dry ride around the ooparts this morning but it looked like rain all the way. That steam loco’ was up at Bury South again but today I kept out of the smoke and steam clouds as it passed the … Continue reading

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Saturday 24th May 2014.

Dry but a bit windy this morning and a few ooparts steamed past at Bury Rail yards… A good ride around though and, a little basic engineering to do when I got back home…

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Friday 23rd May 2014.

Dull, cold, rainy and with a strong North wind, that was the weather for a wintry ride around this morning and everywhere was wet. Take care on the rough bike-routes. Took a pic from an oopart in Radcliffe… …and then … Continue reading

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Wednesday 21st May 2014.

Sunny again early-on and an easy and dry ride around the old bits. An old railway track makes a perfect cycle-path – especially after a bit of edge-mowing by the council. And it’s almost the sea-side up at the res. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 20th May 2014.

Windy and with a touch of rain this morning but still a warm ride around. Was in Close Park last night and one or two OAP’s were about on bkes. To get used to two wheels (again?) a park path … Continue reading

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