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
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.
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
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
Attractive and sound advice via non profit organisation Bike Athens.
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
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
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
Hidori bikes of Japan. Circa 1959.
It was cool and relatively mild. The sun shone, but a keen easterly took the shine off. Riders thudded past as Jim looked on. “Key changes”. “Sorry?” said Jim, suddenly aware of the… Continue reading