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Being 54

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I have been 54 for a little while now and I’m starting to feel it.  Being 54 has a few ups and downs in my reckoning….. The Ups I have a certain contentment and sense of well being.  Even being … Continue reading

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Cycling and politics

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Well I see cycling and politics have merged again this week.  This time Lord on-your-bike Tebbit has stepped out of line with his grumpy writing to a fellow Parliamentarian. This time he wrote to Ruth Cadbury MP objecting to the … 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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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  This might look like an ordinary, out of date, obsolete and unremarkable bicycle.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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Quick update and some coming reviews

Now the school term has started and holiday things fade away, I was hoping my blogging routine might improve.  Life, however, is once again very busy.  Family life is delightful and work is quite a strain right now. Some might … 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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Life without caffeine

It is now about five weeks since I decided to try life without caffeine and its been an interesting experience.  At first I was a little apprehensive and wondered how I would get on.  To be completely honest, 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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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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Personalised number plates UK?

Very sorry everyone, I am NOT into personalised number plates but this one did catch my eye.  I was daydreaming in a traffic jam while driving to work a couple of weeks ago. I figured BL07 could almost be BL06 … Continue reading

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Learned about blogging

Time to pause and reflect on blogging, taking stock, looking to refresh?  Time to consider what’s been learned about blogging. Never underestimate your reach Sometimes the most unexpected blog can really take off, or even a post within a mediocre … Continue reading

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