Back to nature.

My last ride, 6 days ago, was 34.5 miles in length and the focus was the 21 miles of purpose built trail at Dalby forest. I enjoyed the ride but felt that the exciting sections were few and far between. Today I thought I needed another longer ride after 6 days. We're also going away … Continue reading Back to nature.

Darwen and evolution.

Today's objective was Darwen Hill which has the Jubilee Tower atop. It was built in 1887 to commemorate the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria and from the top you can see north Wales, the Lake District and allegedly the Isle of Man, though I've never seen it myself. I started riding the hill regularly around … Continue reading Darwen and evolution.