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This Cyclist Is Freaking Me Out

There’s something beautiful about a tandem. The way the captain & stoker’s legs are in sync… Heck – even politicians [allegedly] have to agree & work together to keep things moving forward… There have been some improvements in tandem technology

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Don’t. Look. Down.

This via Treadly and Me: There are probably ageing mountainbikers out there who’d call this a piece of “gnarly single-track”. Just watching the video scares the Bejasus out of me. I look at it and I start to feel light-headed

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Speed Bumps

This via Amsterdamize’s Facebook – a classic scene from BBC’s Outnumbered that had me rolling on the floor when I first saw it: My new favourite phrase, which will be used at every opportunity: “Shrivel-cocked Jeremy Clarkson wannabe”

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BMX Rider Showing Off

Have a look at this – Jed Mildon doing a┬átriple┬áback-flip on a BMX: He claims this is the first time this has ever been achieved, but I do it every day on part of my commute to work, without falling

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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

Impatient Drivers: Granny’s Revenge

We were talking earlier in the week about how impatience & being a slave to the clock is the biggest danger on the road . Well maybe there’s a cure for that sort of thing – this video’s been around

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She Rides – In A Model Village?

This video caught my eye on Urban Velo today : There’s something strangely fascinating about the camera work on this – the way the focus areas seem so small, and the backgrounds almost unreal. It’s a bit like those pictures

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