Monthly Archives: October 2011

Alsager Cyclists #1

Coming home through Oahhanger recently I met Bryan Caine who was heading out for a sunny Sunday afternoon ride.  Bryan lives in Alsager and has been a regular cyclist for the last 10 years or so. Bryan cycles for leisure … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Ride and a Rude Sign

The clocks went back today. Good job I got my new lights ready for the dark evenings.  Lovely autumn weather meant I headed out for a very gentle loop on lanes to Winterley, with an off-road section near the start. … Continue reading

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A Bridge over a Canal over a Canal

Cycling home on the towpath today I came across this rather magnificent structure, not far from the Red Bull traffic lights.  This is where the Macclesfield Canal leaves the Trent and Mersey Canal.  The towpath crosses a footbridge over the … Continue reading

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Country Lanes to Congleton

Glorious sunshine in late October and a gentle, pleasant ride to Congleton, mostly but not all on quiet lanes.  There are many ways to get to Congleton from Alsager, so I chose this route because it gets over the canal … Continue reading

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Alien Encountered while Cycling #1

The 1% of Americans who believe they have been abducted by aliens (2 million people!) are wrong, because aliens don’t abduct people; they take cars.  Here is a typical example, seen on Cherry Lane just outside Alsager today : The alien … Continue reading

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Three tunnels to Tunstall

I set off to get a new camera today, from Argos in Tunstall, so it was a good opportunity to ride along the cycle track from Kidsgrove. I’ve been along here before (See Biddulph Valley Cycle Way) but today I’d … Continue reading

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Bradwell Woods Greenway

I got hold of a map recently – ‘Cycling in Newcastle-under-Lyme.’  It shows  many cycle routes in the borough and can be found here.  Now as one who loves maps of any sort I decided to investigate, so today I … Continue reading

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