Monthly Archives: January 2011

Buses and Mr Boots

Whilst cycling at a relatively easy pace through Prestwich Village early this morning, I spotted my occassional commuting competitor Mr Boots turning onto Bury New Road a hundred yards ahead.  Naturally I gave chase and reeled him in.  I had already tucked … Continue reading

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Hello again Oliver!

On the way home from work I passed the taxi driver who knocked me down 2 years ago.  Sadly Oliver still hasn’t made good his promise to quit the taxi-ing game and return to his native Ulster to work with … Continue reading

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Cycle Training

The following link about adult cycle training in London was forwarded to me via the  Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign mailing list. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00d2vmg I hope that something similar could be made available for Salford.  Manchester City council made 300 places available for … Continue reading

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Running to work but cycling home

Since the loss of Tracey Trek I’ve been commuting on my Cannondale MTB which is comfortable, but not as quick as that hybrid was.  The Specialized Nimbus tyres I fitted prior to my 2009 C2C ride don’t offer too much resistance but … Continue reading

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Drying room

As previously blogged I don’t expect a dedicated drying room to encourage anyone to switch to cycling, but it shows that my company continues to take cycling seriously, even if only a few of its employees do, and it will make … Continue reading

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Tijuana and trams

My early morning jog (a resolution still intact) informed me that cycling in fresh snow would be foolhardy so took the tram instead. This offers the benefits of blogging and music as I would never dream of commuting with earphones … Continue reading

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