MGIF: Pinch-point Overtake

The white car decides a great place to overtake a cyclist would be at a traffic island. The pass here is close enough that I could reach out and touch the car if I was so inclined. Close passes like this are inexcusable regardless of where the driver is going, but to make this worse, he then takes the right

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Park to Park Bike Ride (7.1km/4.4mi)

This 4.4 mile (one way) route features predominantly roads and a canal gravel path. Route: Start at Riversley Park, Nuneaton. Cycle through the park, towards the railway line. Walk through the tunnel, leaving Riversley Park. Pass Pingles Sports Centre and Stadium on your right.  Take the road leaving the car park. Head straight on at the traffic lights, crossing Avenue

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Launching the New Site

Welcome to my new blog, detailing my bicycling adventures! Well, I say adventures – you’re not going to get touring holidays, centuries (imperial or metric), sportives, competitions et cetera here. At least, not in the near to mid future – this will be more of an exploratory nature over relatively small distances for the time being. I’m returning cyclist who,

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Bike Ride (24km/15mi): Nuneaton – Higham on the Hill – Fenny Drayton – Nuneaton

Route: Start on the Coventry Canal heading north through Nuneaton (NCR52) Stay on NCR52, leaving the canal at Tuttle Hill, and joining Stoney Road (private access for motor vehicles). Pass under two railway bridges. Join Weddington Walk – a left turn immediately after the second railway bridge (there is a small, easy to miss blue NCR52 sign on the left).

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