Category Archives: Bad drivers

Worthing’s Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

You could easily argue that we live in what is probably the worst town in the worst county with regard to cycling, cycling infrastructure and the statistics for killed or seriously injured. Of course, there is always an upside to … Continue reading

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Riding with rose tinted spectacles….

For many reasons I always ride early in the morning. If you have ever read or heard the way that I describe the trails and roads of Sussex you would think that I lived in a utopian riding paradise. The … Continue reading

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Still looking forward to some inclement weather

At last, a chance to dress up. Today is a day for technical clothing, however, despite the forecast yesterday and my excitement for dressing up, the weather let me down twice. I rode early wearing a Kraft baselayer, Gore Windstopper … Continue reading

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The essential tips issue

Here are a few thoughts based on Sunday’s ride. It started icy and I was really nervous slipping and sliding everywhere. I finally went down, bringing down my mate too on a quiet road in Portslade. Heading north towards and … Continue reading

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What chance for the future of cycling in Worthing? And I apologise for riding my bike.

I have written here before that drivers only see what they want to see. They look for gaps and consequently don’t see what is in them: you or me on our bikes. Last night I witnessed that this myopic approach … Continue reading

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Road safety in Worthing

I wrote the piece below and was wondering how I could précis it so that it could appear in the Worthing Herald when I got news that a friend, who days before I had said that he ought to get … Continue reading

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What is it with British drivers?

A couple of weeks ago I went to London (Teddington). It was quite a joyous experience despite the fact that I was driving. It was a Sunday and from Dorking on there were bikes everywhere. The closer we got to … Continue reading

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