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It's my ride today, and I'm struggling to work up any enthusiasm after the recent Ipswich escapade, It's Father's Day, a fictitious anniversary, but it will probably fill the pubs. In case of problems, I plan a garden centre lunch, which puts off a potential follower who wants pub grub. so with just two fellow travellers, Chris Kinsey and John MacMillan, we head for Chandlers Hill.
Following a familiar route we end up at Coffee, Eats and Treats, Farnham Common for elevenses. We are soon joined by a tube train driver, Iain MacDonald delayed presumably by a tube train. After refreshments we head into the wind towards Burnham and route 61 followed by Bray, Holyport and Paley Street. I've shaved quite a bit off the original route, but it's still over forty miles long. They are fortunately flat miles.
We arrive at Moss End Garden Centre, a couple of miles north of Bracknell and have our lunch. We have a following wind on the way home, and the sun comes out briefly. I did contemplate shortening the route even more by taking a track from Maidens Green to Drift road, but it could be muddy given all the rain we've had, so I stick to tarmac and go the long way round to Fifield, Dorney and Eton Wick. Following the railway, we reach the Jubilee River. I like the barriers on the track, it's the only way I can guarantee to stay in front. John leaves us at the A4 in Slough and the rest of us head for Iver Golf club.
Iain asks me if he has time for a beer. What makes him think I'll sink a steaming hot mug of coffee any quicker?.We are soon back on our bikes, battling concrete barriers, brambles, nettles, discarded mattresses, and inconveniently parked vehicles, on what was once a through road to Mansion Lane. We disperse around Cowley, a good ride. No torrential rain or thunderstorms..............bonus.
|Started in:||London, England, GB|
|Elevation:||+ 1312 / - 1356 ft|
|Departed:||Jun 19, '16, 10:06AM|
|Starts in:||London, England, GB|
|Selected distance:||46.5 mi|
|Elevation:||+ 1312 / - 1356 ft|
|Selection Moving Time:||03:57:16|
|Max Speed:||26.5 mph|
|Avg. Speed:||11.7 mph|
Best format for turn by turn directions on Edge 500, 510. Will provide true turn by turn navigation on Edge 800, 810, 1000, Touring including custom cue entries. Great for training when we release those features. Not currently optimal for Virtual Partner.
Useful for uploading your activity to another service, keeping records on your own computer etc.
Useful for any GPS unit. Contains no cuesheet entries, only track information (breadcrumb trail). Will provide turn by turn directions (true navigation) on the Edge 705/800/810/1000/Touring, but will not have any custom cues. Works great for Mio Cyclo. Find GPS specific help in our help system.
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