How social media should be…

In case you were unfamiliar with Elon Musk, you may know him as the Chief Executive of Tesla. He is also unable to comprehend "trains", or that Mars is an icy dead rock that we can't live on. Well, for some reason he decided to buy Twitter, fire most of its staff --particularly those in... Continue Reading →

Last mile deliveries

Whilst it would be tempting to be all topical and talk about British Cycling's questionable decision to partner with one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse, Shell, I just can't bring myself to do it today. Instead, we're going to continue the theme of cargo bikes and look at a video by GCN, who... Continue Reading →

#Hamishing – finding ever more creative ways to use a cargo bike

Just a quick one to say, if you're on Twitter, a hashtag to keep an eye out for is #hamishing. Inspired by Hamish (@bikewalkscoot) who gets around Cardiff on a Tern HSD and has been finding creative ways to move large and unusual loads around the city. https://twitter.com/BikeWalkScoot/status/1575604399384117248?s=20&t=rNvv1r7L2AR_1x5ohaMPqw I find this tremendously inspiring --cargo bikes,... Continue Reading →

A few months later…

It doesn't feel all that long ago that I put the fear to one side and just got back to riding my bike again, but it has been a few months. Going from very little exercise to something resembling a training plan has been quite profound and...I have thoughts. Where I was... I won't beat... Continue Reading →

Streaming Services

It is probably fair to say that we self-powered, two-wheeled folk aren't terribly well catered for when it comes to streaming services. Occasionally you'll see a documentary pop up about a certain racing cyclist from yesteryear, or industrial-scale doping scandals, but you very rarely see anything...positive. It could be why people are drawn to crowdfunded... Continue Reading →

Timmy Mallett’s cycling around Britain

Children of the 80s rejoice! Timmy Mallett is back with more wholesome entertainment. This time he's cycling around the coast of England, Wales and Scotland, along with his paints. Starting out in London, heading south, along the coast to Lands' End, before heading north along the coast to Scotland. As of 16 June (2022) he's... Continue Reading →

The Fear…

When I started this site way back in 2015 I was very much obsessed with cycling. It was everything I did, thought about and wanted to do. It got me through some tough times and helped to push some of life's challenges into the background. However, in 2017-18 things started getting really weird and the... Continue Reading →

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