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Guest blog: A-T Society

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Thank you Doug for inviting us to write a guest article for your blog! We’re a small national charity based in Harpenden, just down the road from Doug.  We help children who have been diagnosed with a disabling, terminal genetic … Continue reading

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Common Wheel

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Earlier in the week I had the opportunity to hear a little bit of Radio 4’s All in the Mind programme.  They were featuring the Common Wheel as a finalist in the All In The Mind awards.  It was fascinating … 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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Longest-running cycling church service in May

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This is a special longest running cycling church service and coming up in May 2016. One of only two remaining Cyclists’ Church Services in the UK reaches a milestone at 1:30pm on Sunday 8th May 2016, with 300+ cyclists, including … Continue reading

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Calais refugee camp and bicycles

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Interesting story in the Guardian earlier this week, all about the Calais refugee camp and bicycles.  Well known cyclist Julian Sayarer joined 150 other cyclists riding from London to Calais simply to hand over their bicycles to refugees in the … Continue reading

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Naked cyclists – what do you make of this?

Naked cyclists seem to be a newish phenomena these days and I’m not sure what to make of it.  I haven’t really been that aware until I clocked a tweet by Frances Crook, who I follow on Twitter and have … Continue reading

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Spin London

Dingy, dank and dark: a promising description for a cycle show?  Wrong? Right? Yes! The Spin London Urban Cycle Show’s 2015 venue was the old Sorting Office in Holborn and they kindly sent me a press invite (thanks guys!).  The … Continue reading

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Runners & cyclists – are we rude?

This is a slightly refreshed article from four years ago: now the nice weather has finally arrived and more cyclists and runners are hitting the roads, I find this question has risen again: runners and cyclists, are we rude? Whenever … Continue reading

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Planet X journey

It is lovely to hear from fellow cyclists and to sometimes learn a little more about their own personal journey in life.  This is Dave’s new Planet X bike and one that he’s rightly proud of and as I’ve learnt … Continue reading

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London Bike Show 2015

The London Bike Show 2015 came up in conversation last Friday evening over dinner and before you could say “rusty bike chain” my ticket was booked.  I haven’t been to this before and so I was really looking forward to … Continue reading

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Half full, or half empty?

Quite a few times recently I have been referred to as a “half full” person and I think that’s something I can take as a complement.   While being optimistic and hopeful, I believe this has some real tangible benefits … Continue reading

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Sunglasses at night

Funny thing happened a while ago.  I was cycling along the Busway and I encountered another cyclist coming towards me.  Nothing unusual with this, except it was after sunset and he was wearing sunglasses at night!  Yes, sunglasses.  Seems a … Continue reading

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More Strava art (and she said…..?)

Following on from a recent post about Strava Art, it seems there is much around and none nicer than this romantic piece of Strava art.  A few of my friends have pointed this kind of thing out to me recently … Continue reading

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