Monthly Archive: December, 2011

The Huffy radio bike

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During some internet meanderings I recently chanced across this image. What a beautiful object. It scream’s 50s Americana at you; Buicks, B-movies and red-chequered leather seats at road-side diners. I bet their young… Continue reading

Glorious mud.

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The Cross season is all over bar the shouting. There’s a couple of fixtures remaining – amongst them Supercross and the Nationals – but none in Wales. After missing the climax of the… Continue reading

A repeat worth watching

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So, its Christmas afternoon, most of the family are sleeping-off too much of everything, whilst Pixar’s Cars plays to itself on the TV causing granddad to have dreams that he’s Jackie Stewart. With… Continue reading

Will it fit down the chimney?

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Hope you get something nice and shiny tomorrow morning, though I won’t be participating. Christmas is a very special period and I want mine to be unsullied by gifts and 21st century detritus.… Continue reading

Where function and artistry meet

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There is no way that I can do Paris Brest Paris on one of my current bikes. No way. You see, cycling is all about making the correct decisions. Should I wear a… Continue reading

Lost in translation

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This picture is a show stopper. The island of Lítla Dímun is the smallest of the Faroe Islands, shaped like a giant cupcake and often shrouded in beautiful and unusual cloud formations. The Faroe… Continue reading

Hooray for Harris Hogmanay!

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Move over Jools Holland – you can’t have the monopoly on New Year’s celebrations. We’re looking at a Harris Hack part deux…A Harris Hogmanay… In the New Year…In Cardiff… In TWEED. Hurrah! A… Continue reading

Floating saddle

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Amsterdam. Street as a social space. Stool with a leather bike saddle. Life goes by unhurriedly. Love it. (That’s it from me. A picture paints 1000 words and all that; and all the… Continue reading

How not to lock your Moulton

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Jack Thurston of the Bike show spotted this little video blooper. It’s a very pretty short by  ‘Bikeminded’, an organisation devoted to furthering the cause of cycling in the royal borough of Kensington… Continue reading

Real pressies….

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I wonder how many of us will be giving bike related stuff this year? My daughter will be getting a lovely, shiny, pink Saracen girl’s bike. Despite declaring her surprise present to the world… Continue reading