cooldad wrote:Briggo wrote:I love to solo in the dark.
Yeah but these guys are talking about riding not walking.
Oh, my bad!
Long Time Lurker wrote:The spelling of Waggonway, makes me think that you are up here in the North-East.
Me (and occasionally a couple of mates), ride the waggonways on an evening. As already said - make sure you have decent lights and enough spares to get you home.
Relaxitscool wrote:My commute to work is about 15 miles half of which is on the trans Penine trail, now in the dark there and back. That used to really freak me out but you get used to it, and the noises just make me pedal faster!
njee20 wrote:Anecdotally when I lived in Bristol I used to do lots of training on the Bristol - Bath cycle path, and would frequently ride it (from Bristol city centre) at 9-10pm in the depths of winter of a multi thousand pound road bike.
Being from leafy Surrey the notion of ne'er-do-wells committing nefarious deeds never crossed my mind. With hindsight I think I'm pretty lucky I never had any problems, seem to be enough tales of folk being mugged in broad daylight!
njee20 wrote:Don't do much mountain biking on my own in the dark, although I have done on many occasions, but do loads of road riding on my tod. Tend to listen to music to avoid 'the fear'!
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