Category Archives: Bad drivers

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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Cars aren’t all bad

More new faces, it’s getting faster, the wind is dropping (at last) and the bunch stayed together.  That is a good summary of last night’s ride. Cars were an issue but not all bad. British drivers have been brain washed … Continue reading

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