Category Archives: cycling with others

Coast to Coast chit chat

Last night was great – my Coast to Coast friends came around for a bit of team talk, chit chat and home made Go-Faster Anzac biscuits.  We were discussing the practicalities of how to get us all to the start … 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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Cycling at Christmas

Christmas is of course a very special time of year.  As this is a blog about cycling, it follows I have been making the most of the holiday and grabbing a bike ride in between entertaining and mince pies.  While … Continue reading

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Cycling uphill – sit down or stand on pedals?

Coast to Coast team mate Phil and I went for a ride yesterday afternoon which included tackling Bison Hill twice.  This has led to a debate about standing up on the pedals or staying sitting down when cycling up a … Continue reading

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3rd Rule of Saturday Cycling

This week’s 3rd Rule of Saturday Cycling is: Share the Slipstream Lurve It turned out to be my friend Robin who was today’s cycling companion.  With Robin being one of my friends also doing the 2014 Coast to Coast, most of … Continue reading

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Huff, puff and two flat tyres

Following on from my previous post, where the day started with being on BBC Three Counties Radio and discussing cycling with Iain Lee, I was starting my commute to Stevenage when I acquired an unexpected companion.  It was still dark … Continue reading

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Hitting the Three Counties Radio airwaves, again

I have never dreamt of being on the radio and now its happened twice in about a month!  Once again those nice people in our local BBC Three Counties Radio station got in touch with me to comment on a … Continue reading

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Impromptu Coast to Coast training

Amazingly there are now seven of us – as friends already knowing each other – we are all now signed up for the 2014 Coast to Coast In a Day.  We all know each other as we’re members of the … Continue reading

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Travel Choices Dunstable

I have been meaning to tell you all about Travel Choices for ages.  Based in Dunstable and funded by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund, the aim is broadly to help people to think a little differently about how they travel … Continue reading

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Camaraderie and cyclists

I had done my 7.5 hours slaving over a hot keyboard and enjoyed my ride home, I’d almost done my 23 miles when another cyclist struck up a conversation with me while we waited at some traffic lights.  It was … Continue reading

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London Tweed Run 2013 – photos

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  We were in London today and unexpectedly came across those frightfully well dressed cyclists taking part in the Tweed Run 2013.  I had vaguely heard of this before but never actually seen it in action. The idea is that … Continue reading

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Church picnic 2012

It’s now turning into a bit of a tradition at our church to have a picnic sometime in the summer, straight after a Sunday morning service.  Now to put things in context, you have to remember we’re talking picnics in … Continue reading

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Some cyclists are nice

This proves some cyclists are nice.  You might remember I blogged a couple of times in April about the friendliness of other cyclists and runners, or to put it another way, the indifference that some show to their fellow cyclists. … Continue reading

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