Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sunday; a day of rest

Sunday, today, a day of rest for me. My normal routine is NO work and to reflect on God, what we can learn today, reflect on blessings and take part in things at church.  A nice opportunity to catch up … Continue reading

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How often should I replace my helmet?

This brief blog post follows one from Thursday 21st July, when I got a new helmet. I was a bit perplexed at being advised to replace it after 2-3 years, so I e-mailed Evans Cycles to query this.  Their response … Continue reading

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Brooks B17 review – first few months

There was never much of a question in my mind about what make of saddle I would have on my new bike, it’s clear enough, it had to be a Brooks.  I did consider some of their more up market … Continue reading

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Buying a new cycle helmet in Evans Cycles

Stuart in Evans Cycles (Milton Keynes) making sure I had a good fit I have always been a bit ambivalent about wearing a helmet while cycling but have persevered in wanting to set a good example to B&H.  My existing … Continue reading

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Thoughts on food

Since I have been taking better care of myself during the last few years, I’ve paid attention to what I eat.  That attention comes in a few different ways and here’s some of my thinking: Quality of food I try … Continue reading

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Cycling in the summer

Since I have been cycling over the last couple of years, I’ve come to appreciate the different seasons we have here in England even more.  I plan to do a blog post on each season but only when the season … Continue reading

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How many bikes?

If you’re a regular reader you will already know I’ve got a couple of bikes.  The oldest is my 1984 Dawes Galaxy and earlier this year I added the Thorn Audax Mk3.  To be honest I have been feeling a … Continue reading

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Are raspberries good for you?

I love the summer months and even more when we have raspberries from my Mother-in-Law’s garden.  Fresh, free and flavoursome! I’ve always enjoyed them and had in the back of my mind that they were not just good, as all … Continue reading

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Long term review – Endura Hummvee Baggy Shorts

Many reviews tend to be based on short term impressions.  This review is based on three years use, adding up to thousands of miles, several washes and general wear and tear.  Overall, it’s a pretty positive story.  Read on… Cost … Continue reading

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