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Strava For Slow Bicycles

OK – THIS is going to be the Kickstarter project that finally gets me rich: Strava for slow cyclists No, really. Not everyone is interested in clocking fastest segments, or cheating their way to yet another “KoM”. No. Some people

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Bike Share – Osijek, Croatia

I go to Osijek in Croatia once a year to teach on a postgraduate programme. It’s a good gig that’s made even better by the hospitality and the places – generally travelling out and back via Zagreb, and Osijek itself

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Critical Mass – Croatia Style

I had to teach on a Saturday morning. The students had made an effort to come in, even though the weather was perfect. And I’d made the effort, even though I’d found out that Osijek’s critical mass ride was taking

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Osijek – Build It And They Will Come?

Last weekend was my third visit to Osijek in the far East of Croatia. It’s a town of around 100,000 on the banks of the river Drava – one of the┬áDanube’s┬átributaries, and this was my first visit during the summer.

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Bicycle Shaped Object

For the last few days I’ve been in Croatia, teaching at the university in Osijek. I have been exceptionally well looked after by my hosts, one of whom lent me his bike so I could have a ride around the

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