Cycling home: Sting like a bee, by @steevc
22.134 km
65 minutes
July 12, 2019

I was having some issues uploading this ride on the updated @exhaust site, but after a chat with developer @mstafford on Discord the error is fixed.

It is another hot day in the UK, but my speed was hampered more by a headwind for most of the way. Due to this I was not expecting a new personal record for the route and I right. I was also slowed down a little when something stung the back of my thigh about a third of the way in. I did not see what it was, but it is still sore. I had a brief stop to look at it, but did not have anything to put on it with me.

The rest of the ride was uneventful. I saw a few rabbits and various birds as usual. Lots of magpies around. Earlier this week I saw a young one when I was walking home and it let me get very close. Also on my ride I had to work around a man who was walking six small dogs with some of them running free. I have had a few dogs run in front of the bike and so am wary of accidents.

There were a few other cyclists out, including a group of about six who conveniently activated a crossing over a busy road just as I got there. I soon left them behind.

I am contemplating parkrun tomorrow. Just have to get up in time.

Ride free!

The geeky guitarist and facilitator of the 10K Minnows Project.

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Bike is the best and most affordable transport :)

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Great job on that maximum speed! 😉

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Nice ride, brotha!

Getting stung always sucks -- It happened to me recently when I was playing with a yo-yo (not my coolest story, admittedly), and I swatted at the wasp w/ my yo-yo hand to defend myself, only to hit myself in the face with the yo-yo.

Thanks for the heads up letting me know things weren't working correctly, and your patience in me getting around to fixing it.

Appreciate having you onboard to test things out.


Hope you had a good one champ. Regards!


Getting stung is never any fun.


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