Monthly Archives: February 2014

There Be Monsters – Road Advice

I knew there was a reason why I don’t use mobile apps to find my way around when I am out on my bicycle – I guess it’s because it’s not always the cleverest idea. I see where a cyclist who was relying on his mobile phone to find him a swift shortcut  home after…

Beating The Clock

It’s been just over a year since I took my spill on the black ice over by the Cooden Beach and it has taken nearly the whole of that time for my shoulder to heal. But it is all right now, pretty much anyway, as is my beautiful bespoke tourer – it suffered a badly…

Silver Linings

Apologies for my absence this past week and a bit – I have been travelling on assignment to rural Hungary and only just returned. By the sounds of things I did not miss much good riding weather here in jolly old England. Although my part of Sussex is not flooded, the high winds and torrential…

Empty Headed Logic

I read with incredulity the other day that a cycling safety campaign in Scotland – one designed to educate motorists on the vulnerability of cyclists – has been shelved because a cyclist in one of the shots was not wearing a helmet. The mind just boggles at such mental paralysis. This is not an attempt…