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I have been writing about bikes for some time now, and have built up quite a following on here, my other site, and on Twitter. It has been difficult sometimes to know where to place my efforts to entertain the most people, as some has fitted one site better than others but could have been … Continue reading News

We’re on the road to nowhere…the tale of the disappearing cycle path

In my post Birthday cake world I intended on having a good cycle ride today, to work off some of the large quantity of excess calories consumed yesterday.  This was all going to plan, in respect that I got up, dressed, and ready to cycle, but on stepping out the door the wind knocked me … Continue reading We’re on the road to nowhere…the tale of the disappearing cycle path

North West Edinburgh, Kirkliston, and the Airport

There is nothing more fun than seeing the look on road cyclist faces when they see you take a Brompton on their favourite circular road route.  Today I had that pleasure several times, and a few were even encouraging, although I think at least one thought I was lost. I didn't start with the intention … Continue reading North West Edinburgh, Kirkliston, and the Airport

Edinburgh’s Closed Roads Bliss

The Edinburgh City Council have made a tentative start on closing roads and creating more space for walking, cycling, and socially distanced exercise.  So far, there are three closed roads; Silverknowes Road, a section of Braid Road, and a section of Links Gardens.  The backlash, mainly from or driven by Tory councillors it has to … Continue reading Edinburgh’s Closed Roads Bliss