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Route 10: From North Shields To The Joys Of Northumberland

A few months ago there was a bit of a spat between Carlton Reid and David Hembrow. It started when David said of Northumbria, [A web site claims that,] “Northumbria has the most beautiful, well marked cycle paths” which “criss-cross through

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Man The F**k Up and Take The Lane?

So David Hembrow and Carlton Reid seem to be getting into a bit of a tizz last week about the cycling that’s to be had in Northumberland. On the one hand, David is pointing out the triumph of marketing spin

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It’s The Stupid Infrastructure

One of the chapters from Beauty And The Bike that really got me was the section titled, "It’s The Infrastructure, Stupid" , in a parody (or according to Wikipedia, a snowclone – there’s a new phrase) of Bill Clinton’s campaign

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