My month of cycling to work totaled 386 miles so close to 400 hundred it makes me want to try it again! Excuses for missing 400 are; I missed out on one day as I had a doctor’s appointment and I didn’t want to feel rushed so I took the car. And I missed out … Continue reading Dust on the Steering wheel
I have nearly totaled 200 miles into my bike to work challenge this month. While I am incredibly pleased with myself I’m feeling rather deflated The good points to remember are; I have lost weight I have more energy My libido has returned, no more on that (no apologies) My legs have started to firm … Continue reading Cycle September
Disclaimer; Big wheel non Brompton post. This will happen occasionally I have more than one bike and I love them equally. This month of September I hope to ride to work every day. If I can achieve this over the course of the month I will cover 382m. What with the odd weekend ride out … Continue reading Nearly one of the Best Commutes in the world ever.
The way I have been conditioned I need constant approval for anything I do in my life. It turns out that I have picked the wrong time to return to cycling. There is so much hate between the various road users at the moment. Allot of people will at this point apologize for the length … Continue reading Why do I need to defend my choice of Transport?
I'm a regular on the Worth Way which is an abandoned railway line running from East Grinstead to Three Bridges Crawley. Please note, not yet ridden this on Hannibal (my new Brompton) Legend has it in the late 60's the house of the campaigning MP backed on to the line and was the reason why … Continue reading Forest Way (How to fall asleep on a Brompton)
Some times (only some) I go out by myself, just Brompton, no boy. The mundane job I have to do is starting to get to me, on top of being mundane it is now being micromanaged buy someone whose logical thought process is questionable and is sucking the very sole out of me. I took … Continue reading London’s Tow Paths
After a little bit of nagging and some hints of excitement we tackled part of the route 12 cycle path between Penshurst to Tombridge and back again. We parked the car (free) at Penshsurst Place smugly got the bikes out of the boot and set off from there. The only trauma being the fact that … Continue reading Penshurst to Tonbridge Cycle route 12
The above title should be read with absolutely no enthusiasm at all, I think I am trying to be sarcastic, I can’t tell any more. Just picture me head on desk to one side, a pool of drawl coming out of my mouth, my squished features mumbling todays title out. Today is the day I … Continue reading The Joys of Antidepressants
In approximately a week of owning a Brompton, I had Brought a O bag Brought an O bag mini Joined 3 Brompton Facebook groups Started mentally planning a blog about my Brompton Took it out for a rather smug feeling lunchtime mini ride and took a photo and posted it Nodded approval at a passing … Continue reading CULT OF BROMPTON
I like to boast about the fact that in my younger days I was the Royal Navy Mounting bike champion 3 years running. Because I don’t have a big head nor am I boastful I am quick to follow up on the fact that I only won because I was the only one entered in … Continue reading All the Gear no Idea