Saturday, June 1, 2013

The end....

I've got a new job! :)

Unfortunately I won't be on the canal anymore..... so here ends the blog!

I'll leave it online for now for anyone thinking of riding the whole canal. Hopefully there are some useful snippets of information under the relevant label (over there on the right.)


Saturday, March 23, 2013

In other news...

... I've not been cycling in for a few weeks. The bike needs some maintenance and I've taken to running in once a week instead for a while.

Crane finally removed from the Leeds Liverpool Canal

Ha.. I can't quite believe what a big job this was. It took the best part of a month to sort out. Look at the size of that crane! It makes the other one look like a Dinky toy.

Monday, February 11, 2013

#leedsliverpool canal

Towpath closed at Apperley Bridge and Canal Road,  Leeds.

Bottom bracket fixed but..

...  It seems to have been the actual pedal making the cranking sound.

Looks like another trip to Halfords is on the cards.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013


.. i fell off my bike yesterday (on the towpath). Luckily no injuries or onlookers but my new banana yellow jacket took on a new muddy look!

.. and (in unrelated news) my bottom bracket has gone :(

also,  hardest ride home ever.  Very strong wind, very cold, very wet and plenty of horizontal hail... #lovedit

Monday, February 4, 2013

This looked eerie in the dark this morning..

BBC Look North (@BBCLookNorth) tweeted at 5:22 PM on Fri, Feb 01, 2013: Crane falls into Leeds-Liverpool canal at Apperley Bridge during an attempt to remove & replace gates at Dobson Locks (