Emergency rations

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I tore at the packaging, numb fingers failing then teeth employed. A nick. An edge. An opening. Shadow bathed the firm contents. A whiff of sugar. The release of trapped odour. Mouth salivating.… Continue reading

A mantra for life

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As a mantra for life, it’s not a bad one is it? Cycle art via Bicycles and art.

The superfluous life of indicators

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It’s now my pet hate (this week at least). INDICATORS. Or rather the lack of using them.  I mentioned it a little while back, high on a giddy cocktail of Twix and strong… Continue reading

This time – ludicrous mountain bike jumping.

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I can barely do a wheelie. I snatch at the bars like I’m trying to retrieve a dropped wallet in a pond full of piranhas. The wheel raises like the head of a… Continue reading

Return of the Sun god

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I was in London yesterday. Leaving the house at 7.40, frost crunched beneath my boots. Icy breezes whispered cold nothings in my ear. I took the gentle train to Cardiff central and then… Continue reading

Abandoned Part 10

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What do you mean? Of course they’ll be back! Sometimes…you know….people get delayed.  YES. DELAYED.  They said we’d be safe here, with all those ladies watching us from the windows. They’ll be back….… Continue reading

More ludicrous downhill racing

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Pista #RBVCA2013 from Valparaiso Cerro Abajo on Vimeo. It doesn’t matter how many times I see videos such as these, I still can’t quite comprehend how these fellas manage it. Here’s some footage… Continue reading

St David’s day cycle art

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Happy St David’s day. Being a Welshman, its only appropriate that some space is given to our patron saint. Famous for making ‘superfluous’ hills (hills can never be superfluous if you’re an off-road cyclist) and living an… Continue reading

Cycle success or infrastructure failure?

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I saw this sign yesterday. It was stuck to the corrugations of a roller shutter door on an office block in central Cardiff. I was torn down the middle. Half of me  –… Continue reading

Out and about in Cardiff

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Out and about in Cardiff, armed with a bicycle, a Canon, a photography remit (B&W abstracts) and a determination to enjoy the urban landscape (a mission sooo much easier by bike).   If… Continue reading