Monthly Archives: April 2011

Healthy cycling

I was reading the April newsletter from Cyclescheme which highlighted 10 reasons why getting on your bike will keep you healthly.  Of the many reasons to cycle such as cost, convenience, and the environment it is the health and fitness aspect that … Continue reading

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A trip to the ‘Pool

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A couple of years ago whilst preparing myself for a C2C ride I stumbled upon Ewood Park during a training ride.  This brightened up an otherwise wet and miserable ride and it set me thinking about other football grounds I could … Continue reading

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A snug fit

The folding bikes that I sourced from the Edinburgh Bicycle Coop for our landlord, Exchange Quay Management, turned up today.  From the mass of long narrow boxes in Paula’s office it was clear that they did not arrive pre-folded, which was … Continue reading

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You say you want a Revolution?

…..we all want to change the world. At the Exchange Quay travel forum last week our Chair, Paula, who works for Exchange Quay management told us that they intended to buy a fleet of folding bicycles and I took up the … Continue reading

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Bus stop survey

My legs are very stiff today so whilst waiting for the bus I did a quick survey of all the passing cyclists. There were 5 heading towards Manchester and 1 going in the opposite direction. Despite it being dark and … Continue reading

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My Oulton Park Spring Duathlon

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Yesterday started perfectly, as the children agreed to get dressed when asked and we were all in the car and singing along to the Rocky Soundtrack as we hit the M60 at 07:30 (Happy Mother’s Day Dearest!).    I was nicely rested … Continue reading

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2011 Oulton Park Spring Duathlon Results

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Quick entry with the stats as I have them: Garmin trace showed just above 2 hours 10 but offical result was just under. 105th in the standard race which had about 300 people competing in it and 100th male. 1st … Continue reading

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