How not to lock a bike

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Picture taken yesterday, somewhere in South Wales. This is a prime example of how not to lock your bike. Secured with a flimsy cable lock, this attractive Condor race frame is a magnet… Continue reading

Why race?

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On Saturday it was Round 2 of the Go Ride MTB series organised by Maindy Flyers. The weather was good – marvellous by recent standards – the organisation was nice and low key,… Continue reading

Cycle art – inspired by Jensie

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Arguably my favourite sporting mantra from a genuinely decent pro – ‘Shut up legs’. Thanks for the memories Jensie. Cycle art available to buy via RedBubble.  

The Cardiff commuting week

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Brief respite. Cardiff Bay So how was your week? I’ll  tell you how ours was……..variable (variably nice to considerably grotty). #CDF_Cycle_Commute_Report on twitter. 50ish Shades of grey, with more misty rain and less –… Continue reading

The ravages of rain

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So…..I’m riding along and it’s like pedal, pedal, spin, pedal, pedal, spin. And I’m wondering ‘what the hell is going on?’ I stop and check out the drive train. All good except the… Continue reading

The need for speed

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I feel the need…….the need for speed A corny line in a corny film. I feel the need. Not the speed of fighter planes or 16v engines, but HPS: Human Powered Speed. Wind… Continue reading

Rickshaw moment

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Bedford Street, London While the blue luminescence gave the pavement a striking neon glow, a young lady contemplates life from a Covent Garden Rickshaw. The world passes by in a blur. Finishing late… Continue reading

Cycle art – a ‘proper’ bike lock

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Great piece of cycleart from Artcrank Boston via Union Jack creative. That’s a proper lock!

The Cardiff commuting – half – week

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The Hayes, Monday.  I’m currently working at the London Bike Show, so it’s an abbreviated commuting week; another blighted with unsettled weather and the occasional glimpse of sunny loveliness. Over here, I’m underground,… Continue reading

London bike show

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Tomorrow – subject to trains running on time, swimming across flooded fields, surfing tidal surges etc. –  I will mostly be at the London bike show. I’ll be stood on stand LB521 talking… Continue reading