- anyone NOT ridden this xmas.
This will be my 3rd week of not riding, had this horrible bug that’s been going round for 2 weeks and can’t shift it so admitted defeat this morning and phoned the doctor.
Was actually starting to enjoy the wet muddy rides lately so missing the riding. But on the plus side it means I haven’t stuffed myself with food and had an alcohol free Christmas.Posted 2 months agoBillOddieSubscriber
LOL – I’ve not ridden since The Rain came in October. As I’m out with the dog everyday I’m acutely aware how wet everything is compared this time last year.
I keep meaning to ride the Gravel Bike but haven’t quite summoned up the levels of being arsed enough.
I don’t think the aforementioned Dog i helping with my riding mojo as I’m getting an hour or more of quality outside time everyday and when you combine this with the gym work I’m doing I’m not getting fat.Posted 2 months agoKevaMember
I managed to clip my handlebars on the side of some railings whilst going through a gap last Friday morning. In turn that then knocked me offline and half off my bike, and left me chest down on the stem with my toes dragging along the floor and me trying to keep my knackers off the crossbar. By the afternoon it was clear that I’d done something to my ribs, now it feels like I’ve cracked one, or damaged some muscle tissue or something, basically every movement hurts and I can’t breathe in deeply.Posted 2 months agoThe PinksterSubscriber
Last ride I did was 15th December in the freezing cold & snow of Llandegla. Next one will be 5th January in the probable swamp of FoD. Hopefully the Verderers won’t bee too soggy.
Not suffered from any illnesses, just been busy with family stuff & work. Been out for a few nice works with Mrs. P & the pooches though so don’t feel too guilty 🙂Posted 2 months agoPyroSubscriber
Not ridden yet. I’ve been up at the ancestral pile in the Lakes since the 20th, but I was working on an event on the 21st, shopping on the 22nd, and I’ve been working from home (no, not in the Mitchell & Webb sense) 23rd, 24th and today. Got out for a short walk with my folks on Christmas day and was going to ride yesterday but the weather was shit.
I’m off for 3 days kayaking in Scotland as of tomorrow, but the bike will still be in the Lakes for me to come back to from the 30th, which will prove a useful escape from my sister and her feral brats over the New Year. There’s still time 🙂Posted 2 months agolovewookieSubscriber
Was planning a few rides over the Christmas and new year break, but then slipped on a wooden step in my back garden and landed weirdly on my little finger. Couple of xrays in minor injuries and a visit to the fracture clinic a week later in Christmas eve and have been told its broken, and to stay off the bike until the swelling goes, 3-4weeks.
Need to try to find a place for the turbo. Been told the kitchen is OK, but I know that as soon as a set ut up, someone will want to make food halfway through, and expect me to stop.
Joined a gym recently too, but can’t really do much there with a broken finger.
Though its nice to see everyone else’s riding pics, its also a bit pants.
MehPosted 2 months agogarage-dwellerSubscriber
Not been out for a few weeks. Working hard and gearing up for Xmas hit the usual Tuesday night rides and the trails are slimy grot round here so taking the chance to nail some DIY stuff.
I shall not be a complainy-chicken-receptacle about it as I’ve at least managed some walking and good family time.Posted 2 months agomarcg868Member
Last ride was 2nd December, was gonna try and get out on the 17th but the weather was crap. Had a Septoplasty and Turbinate reduction on the 19th so no riding till 2nd of January depending on if it’s still oooozing brown gunge and dissolvable packing is still falling out.Posted 2 months ago
So will be slow flat canal cruises till my follow up appointment on the 30th January.
Hopefully spring will be dry, this year trails and canal stayed bone dry round here from Mid March till July, then it went progressively to slop.mahaloMember
Saturday and Sunday. Then went to Ireland for crimbo on Monday. Got back last night and I’m not riding today but will be out tomorrow so that’s a full week between rides, over crimbo, which is unheard of!! Worst thing is I took me bike over to Dublin with me but was never in any fit state to use it!
Will hopefully get some rides in next few days tho…Posted 2 months ago
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