Reasons to cycle #1 – commuting

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Rush hour. Gabalfa, Cardiff First in a new series. As a  picture is worth a thousand words, images will appear here to articulate a reason for getting out on the bike. Let’s start… Continue reading

Abstract images of NYC lay bare the concrete space

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Originally posted on The Odoni-Elwell blog:
I was particularly taken with an article on the website Taxi. Showcasing the work of Brooklyn-based photographer Navid Baraty, a sequence of aerial images depict New York City’s…

Abandoned Part 11

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The wheel? I lost it in the war. Where? Here. Here on the frontline. What war? ? ? THE War. The great war. The war to make cities safer and less polluted. The… Continue reading

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