Chaplog tries hard In which an ageing climber comes to terms with life closer to the ground.


I have friends again

Filed under: cycling — Mike Chapman @ 10:01 pm

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Older people in teaching survive a week’s work at this time of year and at the weekend lick their wounds. The three survivors, who met today, identified the cause of their pain. It is caring, if you do not care, life could be relatively stress free. We went for a local ride in the snow. It was great.


Lonley old man

Filed under: cycling — Mike Chapman @ 7:57 pm

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A view of Swineshaw Moor from Swineshaw Reservoir

Cycling is a social activity, you get to talk to people.


A visit to Al and Family

Filed under: Family matters — Mike Chapman @ 10:29 pm

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The drought in the Peak is over

Filed under: cycling — Mike Chapman @ 7:16 pm

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This was a social ride. Social rides have subtle differences to the cycling that I have become accustomed to over the last few months. To start with John Lewis



Filed under: cycling — Mike Chapman @ 9:53 pm

The cold and the wind was relatively pleasant and I mean that quite sincerely!

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Looking towards Delph and Uppermill

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