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Cycle art – Places

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Where will you go? Cycle art by Jenn Mecca and available via Etsy

Every now and again…

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You know…..I came off the mountain huffing and puffing, full of adrenaline, endorphins and sporting the 1000 yard stare. Hill sessions will do that to you. I hammered along the road that round… Continue reading

Inglorious mud

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  Mud. Mud. MUD. I don’t think I’ve ever spent so long cleaning bikes. There were 4 bikes to clean. One little Isla Bike. One big 29er. Two cyclo-cross bikes. All used in… Continue reading

Cycle art – Giro D’Italia, Venice

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Love this Giro D’Italia poster by the talented Mike Valenti and still available to purchase here. With thanks to Italian cycling journal blogspot for the original spot.

A child’s view on…….racing

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Out of the mouths of babes. Riding to school yesterday. One less car on the road, one more child getting exercise and chatting with her Dad. Out of nowhere Nurse junior raises the… Continue reading

The Descent (or a dog with its head out the window)

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A dog with his head out the window. It really is the only way to describe the feeling of the descent. Or at least this descent. Or at least this descent son Sunday.… Continue reading

Cycle art – Get noticed

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Attractive and sound advice via non profit organisation Bike Athens.

Recent observations

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Autumn clouds billow over St Pancras Autumn Autumn has arrived fully, no question. Our ride to school is littered with leaves and the skies constantly change from the Azure blue of a superb… Continue reading

Danny Macaskill and the Cuillin Ridge

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The best week of my life was spent around the coast of Northern Skye. A sea kayaking course organised by Glenmore Lodge took 5 paddlers around the ancient cliff faces. I watched a… Continue reading

The 2014 Three Peaks Cyclo-cross

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A diversion. That’s the best way to describe this year’s three peaks. The weather was clement. Near perfect, breathless, dry conditions. A huge field. 650 riders crammed onto Helwith Bridge and pointed in… Continue reading