Author Archives: questadventure

About questadventure

Old git cyclist, road and mountain bike rider and racer, windsurfer, skier, snowboarder, husband, father, bike shop owner, fitness fanatic, cook, linguist.

Biarritz to Barcelona in October 2017

Last year a group of us arrange a cycle trip from St Malo to Santander. It was 1,000 miles over 10 days. It was going to the E2E Land’s End to John O’Groats but the weather and British drivers scared … Continue reading

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Wilier Cento 10 Air Review

I have a couple of Wiliers and have been lucky enough to have ridden other models whilst in Italy under the Italian hospitality of Wilier. After my first trip I came home having ordered a bike and the same happened … Continue reading

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Drivers should be the best campaigners for segregated cycle routes

I thought I ought to write to the local paper as Worthing’s enjoyment to drive is soon going to be a thing of the past. Despite the endeavours of the County and Borough Councils cycling will, just as it has … Continue reading

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The stone age answer to the A27 traffic issue

Here’s a quick summary of the proposals in the A27 upgrade scheme Public Consultation Brochure. Anything in quotation marks “” is the exact wording from the document. My text is in italics. Walking and cycling “We intend to maintain current … Continue reading

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South Downs Way – A wake up call

This morning I headed off on the train to get to know the first part of the South Downs Way. I was full of optimism. That didn’t last! As the ride was going to be a lot shorter than the … Continue reading

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South Downs Way – final prep

As is usual the calendar has rolled by and I’ve run out of time to improve my strength and fitness. I don’t seem to have done the miles that I usually do. Let’s hope that less ok more holds true. … Continue reading

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Do you cycle on the pavement?

Do you cycle on the pavement? I do. Sometimes I just want to enjoy my ride home without the fear that it might be my last. West Sussex may lack cycling infrastructure but it has plenty of pavements. You may … Continue reading

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