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Importance of friends

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Following on from yesterday’s post about the importance of saying “thank you” to friends, this also applies to my long standing friendship with Wallie.  It seems to me that as the years tick by, the importance of friends seems greater … Continue reading

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The importance of saying “thank you”

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This is my friend Geoff and this post is all about the importance of saying thank you.  We have known each other since the last century when I lived in Hereford and I recently paid him, his wife Lorraine and … Continue reading

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Veggie chat at the carvery

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A couple of days ago we went out for an evening carvery meal with some friends.  Certainly an interesting experience as I’d not been there before. Carvery meals are quite good value if you’re a meat eater.  You get a … 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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Reviewing Decadent Decaf Coffee

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Still on the quest to find the perfect decaf coffee, it was great to receive some samples from the very nice Decadent Decaf Coffee Company.  In reviewing Decadent Decaf Coffee Company I decided to enlist the help of a couple … Continue reading

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Another Bike Shaped Object?

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When a friend of mine popped around with his girlfriend’s bike which needed some TLC, I ought to have been wary when I saw the labels ‘Professional’ and ‘Cycle King’ on the same machine.  Is this someone’s pride and joy? … 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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Cycling with Dave Yates

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The post this time is not quite about Cycling with Dave Yates but instead my good friend Wallie.  This might look like an ordinary, out of date, obsolete and unremarkable bicycle.  And yet it has quite a bit of history … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Ride the Ridgeway

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I’m delighted to publish this guest blog from my friend and fellow cyclist Barry Ensten.  He records a recent 87 mile cycle ride along the Ridgeway long distance footpath through beautiful scenery and covered over two days.   Ride the … 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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Review – dhb women’s Aeron pro jersey

For my latest review of the 2015 dhb range, I have asked my friend Angela to try out a couple of items from the women’s range.   In a few day’s time I’ll publish the view of the matching bib … Continue reading

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Installing Shimano Ultegra shifters

At the kayaking club, I remember Beth saying before she was putting a bike together for a triathlon in the pipeline.  This is the kind of thing some kayakers do.  Excellent stuff and I have blogged before about kayakers having … Continue reading

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Cyclists are nice people

My good friend Jon is a fantastic person to run with. We have enjoyed each other’s company on the handful of runs that we have done with each other.  We seem to agree on just about everything.  Everything, that is, … Continue reading

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Cannondale Supersix Evo – review

  My friend Barry treated himself to an early Christmas present in the form of a lovely Cannondale Supersix Evo.  It’s fair to say he likes it and I must admit it’s very nice.  This is what Barry has to … Continue reading

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