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So Where Did All The Cars Go?

The streets around where we live are being repaired. Some get patches on potholes, while some have been deemed beyond that and get a full re-surfacing. It takes a few days to plane the old surface off, adjust the heights

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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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Cargo Bike Photos

Nice weather this afternoon, so I took the Frankenbike to the shops to pick up dog food supplies. Seeing as the light was so good I also took some photos of the bike – named after another Dead Poet, she’s

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Whitley Bay In Regular Clothes

Number fourteen in our series: An early spring evening and a bike with saddle springs: As I came out onto the sea front next to Beaches & Cream in Cullercoats, I saw this lady ride past. I caught her up

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Bikes Parked By The Sea

Some photos! Old Raleigh parked at the end of the C2C. Don’t know if it was someone’s bike, or if they’d just left it there as an “end of the road” statement! The Cullercoats Small Joinery Bike. Have bike, will

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The People You Meet On Bikes

I was out walking Huge Dalmatian this morning, and happened to have my camera with me to snap a few of the people riding bikes in the autumn sun along the sea front: At first, I though this was just

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Police To Crack Down On Cyclists Using Pavements

For once I find myself in total agreement with what I read in the paper. This from last week’s Whitley Bay Guardian: "NORTH Tyneside’s cyclists have been issued with a reminder by police that pavements are for pedestrians. Police in

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