Category Archives: family

Helping with the Hasler race

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Helping with the Hasler race was good fun, especially as Rachel came along for a wobbly bike ride as well.  The background to all of this is my daughter, Hannah, being a kayaker and we like to support her club … Continue reading

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Health issues

A couple of health issues have cropped up recently and these have got me a bit concerned.  This post will probably be a bit personal. Yesterday I went over to my favourite health food shop as it was about time … Continue reading

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Turbo tale

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This is Poppy, the dog.  Not my dog, I’m not really a fan of dogs but I can tell you she’s well loved by the rest of the family.  Nevertheless, here’s a turbo tale from a few days ago. Believe … Continue reading

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The stolen wheel tale

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  This is bike belongs to Hannah’s, my youngest daughter.  This post is about the stolen wheel tale on account of it being kicked by a local rascal.  It’s also about people’s concern, love, kindness as well as another example … Continue reading

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Catching up

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This is a quick catching up post.  I’m sorry it’s been such a long time since I have been here to blog about things.  Actually I have really missed blogging both here and on my other blog. My absence has … Continue reading

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Cycling in Bremen

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We have been on a family holiday to Bremen, in Germany.  We weren’t specifically cycling in Bremen but we were staying with some lovely friends and, needless to say, cycling managed to creep into our time there.  Here’s a few … Continue reading

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First 2015 white knuckle ride

Astonished.  Amazed.  Absolutely flabbergasted.  Read on. “Let’s go for a bike ride, just us” I gingerly suggested “might be a nice thing to do in the sunshine and we can take it easy” I added, trying to make the thought … Continue reading

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I’m still here!

I’m still here!  Okay so I haven’t blogged in a little while now and admittedly I’m feeling bad about this.  Plenty of things going on though. While I’m on the subject of blogging, the lack of posts might explain why … Continue reading

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Retrospective Coast to Coast thoughts

Here’s a few things running through my mind right now: My friend Paul gave me a little reward for completing the C2C, as you can see above.  He was planning to enter the event but alas there was the need … Continue reading

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Reflections on being a Coast to Coast wife

These epic Coast to Coast bike rides are all very well but we mustn’t forget there’s often a wife or husband or partner, support crew, family and friends all involved as well.  Here are some reflections from our friend Sarah … Continue reading

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My Coast to Coast in a Day!

It was back in October 2013 when I quickly grabbed a place on the Coast to Coast in a Day along with some of my local friends.  Since then each one of us has clocked up thousands of miles in … Continue reading

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A long training ride

Last week I had a fantastic long training ride, counting as a Great Ride and all the way from Dunstable in Central Bedfordshire to Weston-Super-Mare in North Somerset. Ride in Numbers: Distance: 137 miles Moving time: 9 hours, 02 minutes … Continue reading

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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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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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