Week 15 – Cinder Track

Had a dodgy old start to the week which involved trying to decide if I had Covid or a cold or heyfever. You have to love this time of year when all the dirty pollens come out and infect our airways with irritants! Turns out I had heyfever. This coupled with a very busy few... Continue Reading →

December Done (and 2020 Review)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Mileage went down in December unfortunately but it's always nice to have some time to relax rather than be flogging yourself every day on the bike. Thankfully I have already achieved my mileage goal so I could afford a bit of me time. I'm not really sure where... Continue Reading →

Dear fellow road users…

I'm a driver and a cyclist.  I pay Vehicle Excise Duty and have done for years.  That 'Duty' isn't Road Tax before we start, that was abolished in 1937 but it was never called Road Tax. Anyway, I digress... I cycled 5 miles yesterday with my video camera turned on and saw a driver nearly... Continue Reading →

Buttertubs Pass (The Wrong Way)

So why the wrong way?  Well I wanted to do Buttertubs and I hadn't read 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs yet so we rode part of the 2014 Stage 1 Tour de France route - little did I know that the official 100 Climbs segment is the reverse!  Oh well, just means I'll have to do... Continue Reading →

Halloween Bush Tucker

Last night was the Halloween Bush Tucker Trial!! As you can see I splashed the cash on my costume and entered into the spirit of things!! Unfortunately the trial came around quite quickly and I was presented with this table of delights... On display there are lambs testicles, kidney, eyeballs, fish eyeballs, pigs snout, live... Continue Reading →

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