• Cycle on the roads, or else…

    I’m being kept awake and was catching up on Facebook when I read this ridiculous article: http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/9201293.___Cycle_on_the_roads_or_else/ The Facebook post asked for comments. I wrote this in response: SO many things wrong with the comments from the police. First of all I’m totally with Andy, cyclists should obey the law. There’s no excuse for illegally […]

  • What Bike?

    The weather this spring is good and fuel prices are high, so it's the ideal time to consider the question "Could I cycle to work?" and, if so, what sort of bike should I get?

  • Getting you there without costing the Earth

    I just belatedly picked up today’s Guardian and there’s a supplement called ‘Green‘ which is ‘published quarterly and is an independent magazine’. The editorial says what’s in the issue, including ‘assessing the pros and cons of different vehicle choices to get you there without costing the earth’. Marvellous…only, the article is ACTUALLY about new motor […]

  • Let’s Park That Idea

    My eyes have been opened - safer streets have been right under my nose for years. Now can we have some more please?!

  • Credit where it’s due

    There was a little cleaning machine out this morning clearing up all the slippery leaf mulch on the cycle path to work. Thank you Swindon Council – it’s really appreciated!

  • True Grit

    Duelling with the council over gritting of cycle paths.

  • Relics

    Sometimes I find myself thinking "Did we? Did we REALLY cycle 50 miles?"

  • Pause?

    Sometimes, I just want to press pause and have every day like this.

  • A long commute

    I've not done much cycling this season, so I grabbed a couple of cereal bars, filled a water bottle, and headed off in search of faraway lands.