Abandoned Part 28

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Every time I think of you  I always catch my breath  And I’m still standing here  And you’re miles away  And I’m wondering why you left …… ……I ain’t missing you at all … Continue reading

Murk

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I love cycling into work in the murk and the fog. It’s a rare treat. Murk. That seems an unfair description. The word may describe the visual possibilities, but fails to convey atmosphere.The… Continue reading

Cycle art – World Cross Champs, Hoogerheide

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Wonderful poster from this year’s world Cross champs in Hoogerheide, Netherlands. Copies of the poster can be purchased here.  (and if you’re missing the cross season – and there’s a good chunk of… Continue reading

The Cardiff commuting week

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Tree shadows. Cardiff A touch of the Karate Kid about this week; Gloves on, Gloves off, Gloves on, Gloves off… Our midweek hipster (below, image from earlier post) summed up what’s best about… Continue reading

Country lane driving and uncommon courtesies

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I left Cardiff, early evening, headed for the valley tops and troughs on my doorstep. Climbing would be the order of the day. Pulling up to the roundabout that exits Tongwynlais, I waited… Continue reading

One gear. Two wheels. Three hours. Infinite satisfaction

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I needed to ride. Desperately. On all sorts of levels. Firstly, I’m off to Belgium. The small matter of Paris-Roubaix. You can’t tackle a spring classic with only a winter cross season under… Continue reading

Reasons to cycle #24 – Busy junctions

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A hipster pedals straight through a junction without taking a blind bit of notice. No need of course; its completely clear. Commuting through Butepark, Cardiff on a glorious spring morning. More in the… Continue reading

Cycle art – Rock and roll

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Two of my favourite things – music and bikes. ‘Rock and roll’ cycle art by Dirk Fowler is available via poster cabaret. The music below? Supergrass just fits the image like a glove.

The Cardiff commuting week

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Long shadows, lunchtime, the Hayes, Monday. A curate’s egg. By turns glorious and sunny, then wild, damp and windy, then back again. Still no finer way to find your way to your employers;… Continue reading

Chronological age v Cyclo-logical age

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Today I saw the phrase: “Chronological age”. Chron-o-logical age. I know what it means, of course: chronological age n. Abbr. CA The number of years a person has lived, used especially in psychometrics as a… Continue reading