Tag Archives: Bad drivers

Are you proud to be British?

Yesterday morning I needed all the courage and motivation that I could find. The thermometer read 5°C, the wind was howling and the rain was lashing down. I rolled down the road with it stinging my face to meet my … 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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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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Check your bolts but not the weather. Garmin Edge 510 review

The forecast this weekend was pants so my buddies were debating whether to ride, and if so, what to wear for the Little Lumpy 100 mile Sportive. How wrong could the forecast be? I was riding local and left at … Continue reading

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What is the worst thing that you can say to a cyclist?

“I’m sorry, I didn’t see you.” From that moment on you are destined for a torrent of abuse. Say that you forgot to look. Say that you have only just started driving. Say that you are partially sighted and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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