It might sound a bit mad writing a blog post in the dark on an iPad, but actually it’s not. Writing in the dark is like listening to music in the dark. You hear sounds in a music track that you would never hear if you were listening to it
1991, Scott mountain bikes, and cake!
In an attempt to make a short story long, a scene setter journey back into 1991 is required first. Whether you were old enough to remember 1991 or if you arrived on the planet after, here’s a summary; The Gulf War kicked off, the dissolution of the Soviet Union took
Music, the track, white cycling shorts, & personalised cycling food & nutrition.
The rock band ‘Free’ came out with the music track ‘All right Now’ in 1970, and whilst I do (just) remember it first time around, it’s popped up again recently for me. The first occasion was when I was a passenger in a colleague’s growling, open top, sexy car on
The thoughts of a track cycling nobody
Have you ever written your thoughts down before? I don’t mean like making notes at work or in the shed. I mean actually recording your train of thought and what it led to, if anything. Well, I did it one evening and during a session riding round, and round, and
Nowadays, we know what nutrition is required for very young sports aspirants who are going through the growth spurt, and at the same time as they are in serious training and racing. We know what nutrition the ‘older, non-professionals’ need, as well as those in their 40s, and not forgetting
Brexcycle and…..Why are cycling things so different just because they are separated by 22 miles of channel?
Question: In addition to everything that is on the Brex-list that will be (maybe or eventually…) used to negotiate the North Sea Island of the UK out of Europe, what specifically does it mean for us British & European cyclists, and what are some of the differences that we managed
DIY Speedway & Flat Track Recipe
For top, festive fun, follow the recipe and methodology below. Ingredients: 1 old bicycle – It must have a frame with a top tube or crossbar, and not a ladies step through style, and without a ‘fixed gear’. 1 roll of duct tape – silver or black. 1 cycling kit
Blatant bicycle doping, canine drinkers, a good night and fresh eggs!
Doping investigation has moved on from the professional cyclists themselves to their actual bikes. Discreet electric motors concealed inside the seat tube that drives the bottom bracket are old news now, and the testing of both bikes and riders is now mandatory in cycle sport. There’s a fine line between
Sundays CTC (Cyclist Touring Club) ride – sometime in 1976
It takes me 15 minutes, post-cornflake-breakfast, to ride to the meeting point and ready for the 9am start. It’s early May and Spring is starting to breakthrough the UK northern skies above me. I arrive at the meeting place and am greeted warmly by the small group already there. I
My Perfect bicycle shop
So what do you expect from a really good bike shop? Before you answer, I’m going to tell you about my perfect bike shop. Firstly, location is key. My perfect bike shop would be situated on a crossroads that have traffic lights and which would be on my commute