Progress so far...

June 30th 2009 - 22 stone 4Ibs. Current weight - 17 stone 1Ib. Weight loss - 5 stone 3Ibs. Commuting miles - 3389.
Non commuting miles - 359. Mileage this week - 101 miles. Total mileage - 3748 miles.

Thursday, 14 January 2010

Cold, damp, slushy and foggy.

And that's just me never mind the weather! I got up at my usual 0520hrs perfectly ok, bike out and away, roads pretty dodgy grip wise but as usual very little traffic. But oh my God, my bio-rhythms must be low or something today as I've never felt so tired and achey on any of my pedals. It was horrible. I'm not looking forward to my pedal home now.

I also had a weird one coming up to Spring Hill Library Island. It's a big island which is the junction of Dudley Road and the Inner Ring Road. The approach to it is 3 lanes, inside lane to turn left, middle lane straight on and outside lane straight on and right. I was in the middle lane, obviously towards the inside of that lane (if that makes sense) as I wanted to go straight on. Then a 4 x 4 overtakes me slowly, the driver then shouts at me "What the f**k are you doing in the middle of the road you c**t?" And then pulls in front of me, veers sharply into the left hand lane and actually turns left onto the Inner Ring Road. Totally bizarre, I was the only other bit of traffic on the road as well. I hadn't got my Muvi Cam on either, typical. Excuse dodgy picture editing, I'm no graphic artist! As you can see, he went out of his way to abuse me.

Human Beings - crap design...


  1. Dmn shame about the camera - what a bizarre circumstance to come across.

    As for the pedal home... You'll be fine - take your time :)

    Slow the pace down, up the cadence and chill.

  2. Couldn't go any slower if I tried mate. Just a case of gritting my teeth and cracking on.

  3. Bet you could.
    Bet you could get off your bike and walk?