Cycle art – Covered in cyclocross

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“Covered in Cyclocross” by Michael Valenti. Well…..It’s that time of year isn’t it? :) You can buy copies of the poster here.

“Cycling….discriminatory form of transport”

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Have you heard the one about the lady Tory councillor, modest clothing and the free bike scheme? It sounds like the start of a non-pc joke, but it’s not. An article in today’s… Continue reading

N’est ce pas?

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  When the weather is good, I love watching the city come alive. People sauntering to work before 8, avoiding the crowds that come later. The fresh smell of java from the coffee… Continue reading

Into the distance

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  I sat on a train on Saturday for hours. And hours. And hours. Cold beneath fearsome arctic air-con. Bored. I texted home. I AM ON TRAIN …. HEADED NNE…TROPICS DANGLY BUT WEATHER… Continue reading

Cycle art – Retro love

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My Carlton lying on a bed of grass. What a tease :) Cycle art by me.

Abandoned Part 33

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Another dollar, another day. Lookin’ along the sidewalk I stumbled across a John Doe lying prone. From 30 feet away he looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away he looked… Continue reading

Distractions

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Nash point Lighthouse. “Far from the madding crowd” There are a lot of distractions at the moment. Some good. Others  far less so. The Sun rose steadily in a cool Late August sky,… Continue reading

Trail obstacles – The Self fulfilling prophecy

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  A few years ago, we were out riding a stretch of woodland. Twisty, turny, rooty. You know the type of thing. Well I knew this particular trail better than anyone having run… Continue reading

The Mercx

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I love this image. John – on a brief interlude in the big smoke ahead of a trip to China – spotted this bright orange Mercx tethered to a lampost in London. Bright,… Continue reading

Fearsome descent

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That’s not steep. That’s vertiginous. The natural habitat of the armoured downhiller. I am not a downhiller and I’m barely armoured. Grip the bars. Sweat. Ride on. Berms? I know berms. But not… Continue reading