Monthly Archives: December 2010

Hidden miles

If you’ve read any of these posts you’ll know that I have a new bike and that I commute. The commuting miles are the hidden miles, they go unrecorded, unnoticed. Last night I watched Chasing Legends so had to ride … Continue reading

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To dangerous to ride…..

Its been cold for a long time and most of the local trails had an ice covering as the snow had been packed down by walkers and riders. In palces the ice was clear and solid. Last night the wind … Continue reading

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Has it come to this?

What sort of a country do we live in? Winter arrives and it gets cold so what does the media do? It rants as if cold weather and snow are a news item. Then to make matters worse (especially for … Continue reading

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Two wheels good – four wheels bad

I went into Brighton to shop using a bike yesterday. What a contrast between Worthing and Brighton. I felt that I was in cycle heaven. A lot of the roads that I went on were limited to bikes, buses and … Continue reading

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The days are getting longer……. and bikes bigger

Oh Joy of Joys, I woke this morning in the pitch black knowing that summer is on the way. We have started to see the nights getting shorter. Always look on the bright side of life. Whilst my foot still … Continue reading

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Accident and the invisible cyclist

I had another excuse today: lifts, and lots of them. With all this driving around town I had a first hand chance to see how invisible cyclists are. It was pouring with rain last night and I was following a … Continue reading

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Is it an excuse to blame the weather?

As I sit here with an ice pack on my ankle I am worried that now the swelling has gone down I may have actually cracked a bone. I start the blog like this as yesterday was Sunday and we … Continue reading

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