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When I Set Out This Morning…

This was happening: Wouldn’t you just know it – I spend ages messing on with my lights and get them working just as spring and lots of daylight are just around the corner!

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Here, You Must Either Be Nuts, Or Think It’s Fun

So there’s a whole lot of to and fro about this: Richard at pointed out that the obvious answer that was missing was "because it’s fun", which seemed to get the Good People Of Copenhagen all vexed – to

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Posted in 'A'-List Blogs, Bike Culture, Bike to Work, Climate Change, Cycle Infrastructure, Everyday People, London, Photographs, Politics, Video

Most Dangerous Piece Of Equipment On The Road?

One of the guys in the office has a yacht. I’m not talking about a dinghy, but a proper, pucker yacht. The kind of thing that you could use for sailing across oceans in comfort and style. Anyway, he says

Posted in Assassination Attempts, Bike Culture, Photographs, Road Safety, Video

New Running Shoes Make A Huge Difference

So having realised that my running shoes had done somewhere over 500 miles, and that even short runs (like last Saturday’s jog around the park with Von Smallhaussen) were causing my knees problems, it was time to get a new

Posted in Ashington, Cullercoats, Injury, Photographs, Run

Friday Caption Contest: The Is-This-What-You-Wanted Edition

Yep – the morning after the night before. Waking up wondering who’d thought the S&M club was a good idea; alarmed at the emptiness of your wallet; having a vague memory of absinthe depth-charges in the snakebite; and realising that

Posted in Friday Caption Competition, Photographs, Politics

Civilised, Long-distance Commute

Thursday is a bike day. We won’t let the weather, the clients we have to see, or the errands we have to run put us off doing it all on two-wheels. And this week, I had all three – cold

Posted in Ashington, Assassination Attempts, Bike to Work, Competition, Cullercoats, Cycle, Macmillan Cancer Support, Newcastle, Photographs, Where I Shop, Whitley Bay

I’ve Got A Ticket To Ride!

Look what arrived in the post: That’s my international race license – just 51 days ’till Ironman France! Eeeek!

Posted in France, IronMan?, Photographs
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