Monthly Archives: October 2010

My 2010 commuting experiment

I’ve been repeating my commuting experiment of July 2008 although the conditions have changed a little and I have other modes of transport available for my journey from Prestwich to Salford Quays:  I have a different fleet of bikes and the … Continue reading

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Time to step up the training again

I popped along to Salford University’s sports injury clinic on the way home from work.  Although my back has been fine for a while, my hamstrings are still tight.  If I’m to do a full distance triathlon next year I … Continue reading

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An inspirational story

39 stone cyclist from Manchester halves his bodyweight in 2 years http://theamazing39stonecyclist.wordpress.com/

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If you don’t ask…

A couple of weeks ago I queried the payout from my insurers regarding the loss of my bike.  I wasn’t being snotty I just genuinely didn’t know why they paid out £350. Well apparently it was the valuation I quoted … Continue reading

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I am the Champion!

Today I was finally announced at work as the CSR ‘Champion’ for the Sage Manchester office.  I’d been waiting about a month for this to be made official and I’ve been itching to tell people and start them thinking and talking … Continue reading

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Bus ‘n’ bike Wednesday

I started on the 4 minute walk to my nearest bus stop but on approaching the main road with 13kg of folding bicycle laden across my shoulders and still a couple of minutes from the stop, I saw a bendy bus … Continue reading

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Payback

I received a cheque today for the claim I made against my house and contents insurance regarding the loss of Tracey Trek.  It was for £350 but there was no explanation as to how they arrived at that figure.  It could … Continue reading

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