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
Cilo – The opportunities and pitfalls of re-launching a brand
A number of readers have noticed that the Swiss bicycle brand of Cilo has been re-launched, and its prompted me, whilst being inspired by watching the Alabama Shakes message their brand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sNNTpORtDQ to take a look at some brands that have gone through a similar re-vitalisation. Firstly, you don’t need
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
Cycle Courier Career for me? The answer is; Quite probably.
Firstly, I love adding photos to my text to bring the whole story to life, but this one is different. When I read this one back to myself after first writing it, the pictures appeared in the words for me, and I hope they do for you. So here we
Going Underground (also the title of a well known song by The Jam) & hill climbing
I press the lift button to take us down to level 5. There are two of us in the lift and each with a bike. I’ve brought along my Cilo track bike as I’m not anticipating the need for brakes in this event. If I do need brakes, things have
Born in a windmill and by the sea; The Punk-Bike
How can an example of the worlds most efficient form of human powered transport (the bicycle) be inspired by two cars, a classic motorcycle design, Easy Rider, The Black Keys, and an iconic bicycle sport category? Well, read on to find out…….. The man that made this Punk bike both
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
sex, bugs and Wash’n’roll.
Apparently, and according to recent research, 40% of people (who are legally old enough to do it) have sex 1-3 times a week, and on average it lasts between 15-30 minutes. But what the research didn’t identify, was the number of cyclists in the sample group of people. Hmmmmm…..This is
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