George’s bike

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George is 5. George is potty (potty in a good way and where cycling is concerned, probably the best way). At our recent coaching session for kids, I was helping out. The kids… Continue reading

Irony and the pedestrianised area

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Cardiff’s pedestrianised Queen St, once the main player for shopping in the Welsh Capital, now reduced to a supporting role after the huge St David’s 2 development in the Hayes. Officially, you’re not… Continue reading

The pavement cyclist

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Mud splattered up back, on legs, over bike. A mountain biker. Fearless? Not of the road it seems. The street is deathly quiet. Silent. The only cars are parked, yet our mountain biker… Continue reading

Cycle art manga style

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Saturday cycle art. This week; Japanese Keirin racing. The poster simply couldn’t have come from anywhere else. Image courtesy of Kenny’s world. 

Unstoppable force – Marianne Vos

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Marianne Vos, Cyclocross World Champion 2013 from Chris Milliman on Vimeo. Well done Marianne Vos, that unstoppable force of women’s cycling. The Dutch, Olympic and World champion added another World Cyclo-cross title to… Continue reading

More music and bikes – Ethan Johns at the Gate

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Said it before and will say it again; It’s not all bikes at Cyclestuff you know (sometimes it’s  music and bikes). Thus was the case this wet and windy Tuesday night. A night that laughed in… Continue reading

Night of the ninja cyclist

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Dark shape in the middle distance, faintly illuminated by sodium streetlight. Its large, moving slowly and faintly meandering from left to right. I get closer. The car headlights creep up the rear and… Continue reading

Abandoned Part 8

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Oranges are not the only fruit? They are on me. There’s not much left to pick. My chain is a regular orchard. They ain’t links. They’re like a long line of metallic mandarins.… Continue reading

Man bites buskers head

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The nation’s fascination with zombie stories took an unwelcome turn yesterday when a passer-by bit a buskers head. The motivation remains unclear, but may have been caused by audio cues delivered by the… Continue reading

The epiphany moment – retrain as a driving instructor?

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Last night I had an epiphany, that true Eureka moment. ‘I know!’ I shouted, mentally (‘mentally’ as ‘in my head’, rather than ‘like a lunatic’). ‘I shall quit this job, with all its… Continue reading