Leave three feet when passing a cyclist?

Getting back into training

So, the start of a New Year and time to get back into training.  I have been out of the saddle for far too long, having not ridden since November due to weather, Christmas and other things. I have two goals that I want to achieve: To be fit enough in time to ride the … Continue reading Getting back into training

1,000 miles done this year

I am quite pleased with myself at having cycled for more than 1,000 miles so far this year.  It might not be much by some people’s standards but then I am not ‘some people’. I have gradually increased the distance I have ridden on each outing and if I continue to progress at this rate, … Continue reading 1,000 miles done this year

History of the bike. No 1 in a random series of articles

So just who did invent the bike? Well some would claim that it was Gian Giacomo Caprotti, a pupil of Leonardo da Vinci who is said to have drawn a sketch which was later installed in a church window in Stoke Poges in the 16th Century.  This shows a naked angel on a bicycle-like device … Continue reading History of the bike. No 1 in a random series of articles

A look back at 2010

It has been a long time since I have written anything for my blog.  Must try and do better next year. Looking back at 2010, it seems to have been the normal balance of achieving what I wanted to achieve against not achieving other things due to various reasons including illness (not serious thank goodness), … Continue reading A look back at 2010