Category Archives: Good drivers

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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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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Sometimes it’s all in the mind – the social implementation of pain

I couldn’t wait for last night’s Tuesday Thrash. I hadn’t really ridden since last week’s. I had done a few runs and a short easy mountain bike ride on Sunday so I was raring to go.   We set of slowly … Continue reading

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We are now a cycling nation and its warm too. Enjoy!

It was the 2nd of June and I went out for my first ride this year in summer gear. Prior to this I have ridden a few times with arm warmers and braved the weather but most of my rides … Continue reading

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Strengths and weaknesses and riding in the Alps

Every rider has strengths and weaknesses. I think that I am a crappy climber. My power to weight ratio seems poor. I lack strength. I barely get over 300 watts on the B-kool trainer. I can’t win a race whatever … Continue reading

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Winter and wet but still worth riding. Endura Photon jacket

This morning I read about the various C2C routes that we have in England. I was inspired. So instead of riding to the shop to pick up my Garmin equipped road machine to record another ride on Strava I went … 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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