Monthly Archives: January 2014

Stocking up on Cherry Active

Here’s stocking up on Cherry Active, for Christmas!  Not that we are odd in our family, we have been known to give odd presents to each other for Christmas, birthdays etc.  Amongst my Christmas presents Rachel bought me a bottle … Continue reading

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Christmas holiday rides

This afternoon I cycled 30 miles as a nice way of concluding my Christmas holiday rides.  Yep I have managed to cycle every day during my Christmas holidays, almost two weeks.  I really have enjoyed it; cycling everyday has been … Continue reading

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Installing Shimano Tiagra shifters

Many thanks to my friend Dee who has come to the rescue with some Shimano Tiagra STI shifters.  He had spotted me saying (in my recent 5,000 mile review) that I wish I had some.   This post is all … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast update

The Coast to Coast in a Day 2014 cycle ride is now just under 6 months away.  Gulp.  So far it’s always been a case of it being “next year” and a long way off.  Now we’re in 2014, I … Continue reading

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Review – Specialized Allez C2 2014

  I have been meaning to publish this review for several months but here it is – the Specialized Allez C2 2014 model.  Following the worldwide success of the 2013 model this is worth checking out if you’re in the … Continue reading

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The Busway’s Reluctant Cyclist

  If you’re a regular user of the Luton & Dunstable Busway, or maybe the cycle track running alongside, you might have spotted the Reluctant Cyclist.  But who is she?  Well, she has been seen early on Sunday mornings in … Continue reading

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