Cycling to work

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The route to work

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My Apple Watch will tell me everything, if I set it

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I, the rider.

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The road beckons on a beautiful spring day.

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There’s a little brook that’s culverted over. The houses here used to have little limestone bridges over it. Someone’s planted some daffodils

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Nice flowers on the wall

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Uphill out of t’village.

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There are hundreds of miles of stone walls here. They are hundreds of years old, built with no mortar, just stones piled on stones.

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Unlike many urban areas, there is no shortage of parking here.

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Crest of the hill 1.5 miles uphill to this point. Now all downhill to Matlock

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Downhill across a farm track

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This place is full of quarries. Lots of amazing and dangerous mountain biking here.

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Matlock railway station. One line to Derby.

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Over the Derwent river bridge. “No love locks”

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This is pretty much most of Matlock town

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Destination: Office

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Up the steep Victorian stairs

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Where my bike works

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OK. Computer

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The road back

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