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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

If you want to get fit get a bike

Cycling is good for you, and although road bikes are immense fun, if you really want to get fit then I suggest 40lb of British steel with three gears and living somewhere built on seven hills. To what am I referring? Well, to my new acquisition the Pashley Princess Classic. I took her out for … Continue reading If you want to get fit get a bike

Giggling away to oneself – a year with a Brompton

I have to confess that since I bought my road bike I have neglected riding my Brompton. I guess it's partly the fun of a new toy, and partly down to finding the road bike so much easier and more exhilarating to ride. It's true, and anyone who says otherwise is a little bit dishonest. … Continue reading Giggling away to oneself – a year with a Brompton

Do you have room for a bicycle in your life?

Covid-19, Coronavirus, CV19, whatever you want to call it has brought to global attention the need to swap our transport systems from our polluting vehicles to more sustainable transport where this possible, and for those able to use these alternative means.  Of course, not everyone can make the transition, be that because they are simply … Continue reading Do you have room for a bicycle in your life?

To ride or not to ride, in the days of Covid-19?

It is a difficult one isn't it, the decision on whether to ride or not whilst we are under lockdown for Coronavirus or Covid-19.  We are allowed to take daily exercise, and the roads are emptier than they would ever be under normal circumstances.  But, and here is the big but, the cars that are … Continue reading To ride or not to ride, in the days of Covid-19?

Coronavirus and cycling

All over the world gatherings of any number of people are being banned, which has lead to the suspension of most competitions and organised cycling events. Many clubs are taking advice on organised club runs, and usually settling for a suspension or postponement. But what about the likes of you and me, just popping out … Continue reading Coronavirus and cycling