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Do You Have A Sixth Sense When It Comes To Other Road Users?

Take a look at this film from Andyb0000 on YouTube – pause it and note down the time in the film at which you’d identified what was going to happen: Thankfully, Andy is on the mend, but his footage raises

Posted in Assassination Attempts, Bike Culture, Bummer, Community, Road Safety, Serious Stuff, Video

People Power Against Big Oil

I got this in my email yesterday (I’ve added in some pictures here to brighten it up): The price of oil is as low as it has been for a while but the oil companies have simply jacked their prices

Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Bike Culture, Climate Change, Community, Environment, Everyday People, Global Warming, Photographs, Ranting, Road Safety, Stupid

What Sort of Cyclist Am I?

I’ve never really fitted in. Either too far ahead of the curve, reveling in the newness of it all, or waaay behind – a laggard unable to fix something that ain’t broke just to keep up with the cool kids.

Posted in Bike Culture, Cleveland Steelman, Community, Family, Friends, Photographs

A Week Is A Long Time On A Bike

Last Friday (a whole week ago) was my comeback gig . . . a return to the live circuit . . . the stage and the thrill of the crowd. Or something like that anyway. I was the guest speaker

Posted in Bike Culture, Community

There’s Never A Cameraman Around When You Need One

We’ve negotiated flexi-time at work! This means that as I work really very hard indeed (you just can’t do enough for a good boss*), I’m effectively getting an EXTRA 24 days holiday a year. Technically, that means I have enough

Posted in Bike Culture, Community, Cycle, Friends, helmet, Newcastle, Photographs, Stuff

“I Didn’t Actually Hit You”

Gah! You could be forgiven if you’ve just read my earlier oh-the-Zen-of-cycling post that today was a perfect day to be out on two wheels. Indeed, in many ways it was . . . apart from the fact that the

Posted in Assassination Attempts, Bike Culture, Bike to Work, Community, Ranting, Road Safety, Video, Whitley Bay

“Everything We Take For Granted…

… weekend, gay rights, the right to form a union, the abolition of slavery, everything was won by disobedience" Sometimes I’m very, very boring and conventional. And I’m not entirely sure of the merits of a mass civil disobedience event

Posted in Climate Change, Community, Serious Stuff, Video
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