Monthly Archives: September 2013

Repairing punctures on the road

I have had two punctures in the last month while commuting.  Repairing punctures on the roadside is a necessary reality for every cyclist sooner or later and makes the difference between a 10 minute delay and being totally stranded.  I … Continue reading

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Busway latest

Aside from rants about the Luton to Dunstable Busway’s rough surface and even finding myself on the local BBC 3CR radio station, there’s quite a few things worth mentioning.  Lately I have been cycling to my work in Stevenage twice … Continue reading

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Review – Shimano BR4600 brake pads

Time to replace brake pads and tell you about these Shimano BR4600 pads, fitted as original equipment on Tiagra and Sora brake sets.  On this occasion I’m fitting like-for-like for ease and because I know they work fine. The Good … Continue reading

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Talking about the Busway on 3CR

Hey I’ve been on the radio, talking about the local Busway! BBC 3CR had seen my blog and were hoping to interview me for about 10 minutes but I could only drop by and see them at Luton Railway station … Continue reading

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The Right Foods and Moves to Blast That Belly

It’s a pleasure to welcome Virginia Cunningham as a guest blogger and her article below: We all have different reasons to want to lose the extra weight we carry in our mid-sections. Some of us want to be healthier for … Continue reading

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Cycling to work via Preston, Hertfordshire

Must tell you about the latest commute and cycling to work via Preston in Hertfordshire.  I am enjoying all those little country lanes, undulating hills and gentle Hertfordshire countryside.  Preston in Hertfordshire is a small village with a green, a … Continue reading

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Old CTC logo at Bourton on the Water

We were at Bourton on the Water in Gloucestershire over the weekend.  An unusual logo caught my eye which I guessed might have been the Cyclist’s Touring Club (CTC) logo but it wasn’t completely sure.  Turns out I was right, … Continue reading

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Cycling to work via Whitwell, Herts

Must tell you about my ride to work on Monday, it poured with rain both ways but a great ride nevertheless.  Came back from work via Whitwell, in Herts. I even tweeted about it using my corporate account when I … Continue reading

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The Luton and Dunstable Busway

The much anticipated Luton and Dunstable Busway is nearly finished and ready for it’s official opening.  Here I road test the cycle track which runs alongside this new development which connects the two towns together with an efficient transport link. … Continue reading

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Running or cycling to lose weight?

Recently I was having a chat to someone I know, we’ll call him George in this post.  George is in his late 50’s and has had a weight problem for as long as I have known him, which must be … Continue reading

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