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Middle class git

Apparently I’m a middle class git.  Let me explain…. In my job with the local authority I sometimes do unannounced visits on various training courses which are being delivered by subcontractors.  Actually I quite like doing these visits as it … Continue reading

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A Moulton at Waitrose, Ampthill

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I spotted this Moulton bicycle outside Waitrose, Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire.  It caught my eye as I have arranged to visit my friend Geoff in Hereford next weekend and he knows a thing or two about these bikes. For myself, I’m … Continue reading

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Feeling so smug

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There are times when I’m feeling so smug on my bicycle.  This includes the times when I go from A to B faster on a bike than people in cars.  Naturally this will infuriate some motorists and I’m pretty unrepentant … Continue reading

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Health issues continue

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Well this raised blood pressure lark isn’t really going to plan and I’m a bit perplexed, so these health issues continue somewhat. In spite of taking one of the tablets each day, as per prescription, I have not noticed any … Continue reading

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Health issues 2

Health issues 2. I hadn’t even sat down in the Doctor’s waiting room before I got called in.  It was a different Doctor this time who was tall, lean, possibly foreign and seemed to have a gentle manner about him. … Continue reading

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The trouble with cheap water bottles

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Recently I was given some BeetActive to try out.  This is some concentrated beetroot juice which I’m told is good to take pre-exercise for various reasons.  I’ll go into those reasons some other time as this post is actually about … Continue reading

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Cycling in Barcelona

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Cycling in Barcelona is pleasant and easy going on the whole; I thought I’d give a few reflections here on the general cycling scene. Right from the start of our visit, there were cyclists almost everywhere in Barcelona.  They were … Continue reading

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BBC 3CR Health Show

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  I’ve been on the radio again!  This time I was the guest of Nana Akua and her excellent BBC 3CR Health Show which is broadcast at 1:00 – 2:00pm on Sundays. The topic this time was all about managing … Continue reading

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Barcelona in February

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We have had a little holiday in Barcelona.  February is, in my view, the most difficult, drab, dull month of the whole year and a chance to visit Spain was irresistible.  There’s quite a bit to tell you about over the … Continue reading

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Coffee in The Way

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As I sat having coffee in The Way, I figured this is a brilliant place to go if your bike is being tuned up at Pedalworks, the excellent bike shop just over the road in West Street, Dunstable.  It could … Continue reading

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Flitwick Lifestyles

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I have been a member of the Flitwick Lifestyles gym for almost a year and I thought it was about time I blogged about it.  This isn’t really a review as such, moreover a few reflections.  Before I leap in, … Continue reading

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Why Grayling must be sacked

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I am sure many readers will have picked up on Chris Grayling’s recent gaff about cyclists.  As many will know, he’s our the Secretary of State for Transport as well as the MP for those unfortunate folk in his Surrey … Continue reading

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Being 55

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Being 55 I might be a little older and I’m certainly not sure about being wiser. People who know me personally will already know that I live in a kind of denial as far as this middle age lark is … Continue reading

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Who’s driving on the Busway?

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I spotted this on the Busway quite recently and wondered what could be going on here. Who’s driving on the Busway? The pit is a kind of car trap and designed to catch cars which try to drive onto the … Continue reading

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