Saturday, 4 July 2009

I like to ride my bicycle ...

Went for a bit of a long run today, managed about 24km, took about 1hr40mins, average speed 14.4km/hr ... think I managed 45km/h top speed at one point (going downhill, obviously).
It was a really nice run out actually, I was aiming for Go Ape as this is somewhere I might be going with work and I wanted to see what it was like beforehand. Basically it's a trail through the woods but high up in the trees. Not entirely sure I can cope with those heights though there were certainly plenty of people on it today who seemed to be having fun.

Had a good cycle around, had fanstatic music to listen to on the way there and back and arrived back home just as the rain was starting, perfect timing. Really want to do more trips like that, it was good fun and good exercise.


chrissie said...

I am putitng my new bike thorugh its paces. Or rather, it's the other way around.

Goung to ride down into the local town today. That shouldbe fun, on a very narrow road that cars and bikes often hit a ton going down.

Not sure I understand all those "km" things you mention... What are they? My brain only works in miles.


Fiona Bianchi said...

Apparently 1km = 0.62miles.

So 24km = 16miles.

Max speed was 45km/h = 30mph.

Couldn't actually go any faster as it's a mountain bike with 'knobbly' tires so sooner or later friction and gearing hold things back.