An end to bike theft?

A rather optimistic title perhaps. Humour me though. Picture the scene: it’s Saturday and you need to do some chores in the city. You could take the car or public transport, but you don’t really want to drive in circles for hours looking for a parking space and public transport takes forever. You take your bike.

Cycling, my medicine of choice

My plans for 2022 have taken a bit of a knock. Despite all my precautions and care, a few weeks ago I tested positive for COVID-19. I am triple vaccinated, and I suspect this is why I didn't suffer the full intensity of symptoms. Nevertheless, I was quarantined for two weeks and during this time... Continue Reading →

Watching the bikes go by

Earlier this year in March, the local lockdown rules had been eased and I was enjoying the warm spring sun, sitting outside with my better half in a nearby park and enjoying some fish and chips. Everyone around us was clearly enjoying the "lighter touch" lockdown and equally making the most of the fresh air... Continue Reading →

Endurance

A quick update post. I’ve recently ordered and taken delivery of a copy of GCN’s book “Endurance”, co-written by endurance legends Mark Beaumont and Laura Penhaul. So far I’ve read about a third of the book, and I am pretty impressed. Unsurprisingly it focuses primarily on cycling, but it’s messages (as many cycling skills) certainly... Continue Reading →

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