Saturday, 21 August 2010

Riding without contour lines. Part 2

Well, that was interesting; don't try this yourself. That was the definition of lumpy and I took everything Cornwall could throw at me, cycling through the depths of 'deliverance country' south of Bodmin Moor, shrouded in fog and in the pouring rain. I also noted that 'temporary' is the new euphemism for 'crap', as in the phrase 'Temporary road surface'. If you are the least bit interested in repeating this madness the route is here:

Friday, 20 August 2010

Riding without contour lines

It occured to me, while plotting a route for the Garmin, that most effort goes in to avoiding crossing tightly packed contour lines or finding alternatives to the echeloned lanes. For a change, why not just draw a straight line on the map and go with the closest route it throws up? Tomorrow I intend to put this to the test by following the most direct route from Polzeath to Plymouth....

Mobile blogging

Just a test to see if this mobile blog post works...