Can I Join In On This Bit Now?

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by Over The Hill, 14 May 2008.

  1. Feeling pleased with myself. My first commute today.:smile:

    36 mile round trip into Reading from near Basingstoke. I will try to do it twice a week now.

    Went the wrong way in the back lanes on the way in so did 22 miles instead of 18 and got a p******re and a near left hook on the way home, but still smiling.

    Do I get a badge or a crackerjack pencil or something?:biggrin:
  2. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    if you did 22 miles commuting, TODAY - then you certainly get a medal as you did it in less than 3 minutes. :smile:

  3. swee'pea99

    swee'pea99 Legendary Member

  4. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    Well done OTH! Great to hear. Even if you did appear to get home quite late.
  5. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    There's no turning back now......mwawhahahahaaaaaaa....:tongue:
  6. goo_mason

    goo_mason Champion barbed-wire hurdler

    Leith, Edinburgh
    You can have better than that: here, have this Blankety-Blank Chequebook and Pen ! :biggrin:
  7. Thats it your batting for the over team now:ohmy::evil:
  8. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester
    Here is a pat on the back !
  9. Yellow Fang

    Yellow Fang Guru

    Did you use the NCN route? It's number 23 if I remember correctly. It's not a bad route, though a bit windy and some of the signs are easy to miss.
  10. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    signs of forthcoming wind?
  11. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    how about a blockbusters dictionary and filofax?
  12. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    Or a pint glass and some Bullseye darts and the money you've already won?

    It'll take the time it takes the board to turn round to count it out.
  13. Tried the route 23 on a dry run one weekend but it goes all over the place and end up more like 28 miles than 18ish.
    I drew a line on the map between work and home and tried to keep as near to it as I can on the back roads. At one point with my direct route I go along the 23 the wrong way as it bends around so much.

    I am normally a bit of a plodder and I would still call myself a newbie but was happy to do 18.9 miles in 80 mins on the way home.

    Just getting the mind set to do it again tomorrow with rain forecast.
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