Monthly Archive: March, 2012

Obree, doing what he does best.

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Graeme Obree is at it again and doing what he does best – chasing records. At the age of 46, he’s currently planning for an attempt at the World HPV (Human Powered Vehicle)… Continue reading

Bespoked Bristol – Bike Parking, frames and more.

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After chatting with Phil chief architect, planner and brains behind the wonderful Bespoked Bristol (the UK handmade bike show), we thought it would be a good idea to clarify the type of bike… Continue reading

Ain’t no mountain high enough

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Very shortly there will be a little event in Monmouthshire. I’ll be doing it (just this minute signed up) and I’m rather hoping that you’d like to join me. Or sponsor me. Or… Continue reading

When zombies drive

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George A Romero frightened cinema goers with his zombies. The reanimated bodies of the dead, clumsily lurching forward, arms outstretched and shuffling hungrily amongst the living. I thought it was just fiction, a… Continue reading

The cycle lane to success

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So he did it. Paris-Nice, one of the most prestigious and historic stage races in the calendar. Steeped in history and soaked in atmosphere, Paris-Nice remains amongst the top table of vintage races… Continue reading

The evenings lengthen.

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Yesterday evening I cycled back from the Millennium stadium. It as after 6pm. The sun’s dying embers were setting in the West. Flies hovered at eye level. Students wandered back to their residences,… Continue reading

Madrid to Budpast via fixed wheel

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A difinite Friday winner containing bikes, the sun and err….elbow gashes. I rather like this little video and look forward to seeing more; ‘Cycle me home’, 3284km, 38 days, Madrid to Budapest. Nice.… Continue reading

Réka and the ride

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Some people are simply inspirational. It might be their attitude or resolve. Their presence (or prescience). It could be their worldview or philosophy, their approach to life or joie de vive.  Their accomplishments… Continue reading

The Hillingdon Hunt

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Ahh, the one type of hunt I would definitely approve of. Tokyo fixed gear have organised a fixed gear (and no brakes) race at Hillingdon racing circuit for the first bank holiday in… Continue reading

Smart thinking.

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The video below is just beautiful. Beautifully shot, beautifully edited and full of beautiful content. Just Beautiful. Hot on the heels of my recent visit to the Cardiff Cycle Workshop, Matt Townsend, IT… Continue reading