Category Archives: Cycling

Vous pouvez même visiter Rochdale!

If you were a child of the 80s who lived in Greater Manchester and listened to lots and lots of local commercial radio (particularly when you should have been focusing a bit harder on your homework) then you would have … Continue reading

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King of the Simister Mountains

Look at those legs! Glorious aren’t they? Ignore the slightly comedic spotty socks and Aldi’s cheapest SPD MTB shoes and SWOON at those legs of STEEL!  Mud splattered, ever-so-slightly bramble scratched, pillars of pure POWER! Those are the very limbs … Continue reading

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Buffalo Gals

I don’t know if it’s wrong of me to judge another rider by the shape of his legs and whether his feet are fixed to his pedals but that’s what I tend to do.  Last night on the homeward commute … Continue reading

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Le maillot jaune

Whilst Bradley Wiggins extends his lead in this year’s Tour de France I got in the mood along with a number of other cyclists on Bury New Road this evening.  I try to be careful who I overtake as I don’t particularly like it … Continue reading

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If you ever have to go to Shoeburyness…

It’s been quite a while since my last cycling update but lighter mornings mean I’m back in the saddle again.  I’m in London for a week long course and after a couple of pints of Cobra all alone on Brick … Continue reading

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Cycling Hiberation

If you haven’t got anything good to say it’s best to keep quiet so this will be my last blog entry here for a while.  I’ve seriously fallen out of love with cycling and merely tolerate it at the moment.  This … Continue reading

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2 wheeled comrades

In some previous blogs I may have given the impression that cycle commuting is all about swearing, gesturing and avoiding near death experiences.  No no no, not at all my dear reader!  So for the purpose of balance I’ll tell you about four of … Continue reading

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