Coffee update

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There’s a few things to tell you about as a ‘coffee update’ but first let me remind you that I’ve been 99.9% caffeine free for the last eighteen months.  During this time I’ve been trying all kinds of different kinds … Continue reading

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Starting 2017

Starting 2017 is frustrating as I have a bit of an injury.  My right knee is quite painful when coming down stairs or walking down a slope. Now I know that knees can be quite problematic and as joints go … 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 enigmatic Dr Bike

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You might have heard of Dr Bike, or even have a Dr Bike leaflet thrust into your hand as I did a while back.  I think that must have been somewhere on the local Busway when Dr Bike’s assistants were … 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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Woodside M1 cycling event

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Grey, cold, drizzle, rain and flippin’ miserable.  Well that’s one way of describing the weather on the Woodside M1 cycling celebration event on 10 December.  On the other hand it was a really good opportunity to take part in a … Continue reading

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Guest blog – 5 Best places to go cycling in India

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I am very pleased in introduce Rohit Agarwal as guest blogger.  Here he blogs about cycling in India: 5 Best Places to Go Cycling in India Be it an adventure enthusiast or a common Joe, there is no one who … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s & Waitrose Decaf Coffee

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Still on the hunt for the perfect decaffeinated, time to compare a couple of supermarket coffees against each other.  These two aren’t bad but there are differences between them. Getting in touch with Customer Service…. With both Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, … Continue reading

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Latest blog pondering

I haven’t blogged very much lately, although that’s not to say there’s nothing to say or comment on.  So here’s my pondering….. I’ve had a few technical issues with my blog, this is about being an amateur blogger and not … Continue reading

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Woodside Link Celebration Event

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The Woodside Link Cycling Celebration event has been a long time coming and now it’s almost there.  For Central Bedfordshire, this is quite a big deal. In the Dunstable, Houston Regis area there is loads of construction work going on … Continue reading

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Bumper stickers – cool or naff?

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  Bumper stickers – cool or naff? I sometimes see this car in our neighbourhood and it’s quite eye catching with these bumper stickers.  Often I wonder who’s car it could be, what is he or she like? I guess … Continue reading

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Banjo Nick gets a new trailer

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Well it’s not often Halfords get much praise from the dedicated cycling community, so here’s an exception.  Banjo Nick recently reported that his rear bicycle wheel had three broken spokes (hardly surprising with all that weight) and he was near … Continue reading

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Ticked off by Evans

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Yes, I have been seriously ticked off by Evans.  I imagine this is for not promoting their products.  Actually I do feel guilty about this as I’m meant to be one of their affiliate ‘partners’. So if you wouldn’t mind, … Continue reading

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Cyclenation conference 2016

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Cyclenation have been in touch about their Cyclenation conference 2016.  It’s being held in St Albans this year, so a very nice affluent venue in cushy Hertfordshire.  It will take place on Saturday 19 November 2016 and is hosted by … Continue reading

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