Category Archives: cycling

Commuting by bike, aggression and staying alive

Most people would agree that I am a fairly calm and mild mannered person, rarely prone to outbursts of swearing and anger. In a car, I occassionally blast the horn (which is pretty pathetic sounding) at stupid bits of driving, … Continue reading

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A flat tyre and a cheap bike pump from Aldi do not a happy man maketh

Yes, I should have known better. A £3.99 hand bike pump from Aldi was never going to be the most reliable piece of kit. It served its purpose a few times, and on the last occasion I even made a … Continue reading

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Top 10 tips for cycling in the snow

Okay, so this might sounds like lunacy at first, but actually it can be done without special gear and it also can be a lot of fun. With the recent dump of snow on the UK and with the cold … Continue reading

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Keeping out the cold on the morning cycle to work

Since developing foot and knee problems a few years ago, and deciding to give up running, riding a bike has been my main way of maintaining fitness. My bike of choice is a Trek 7.2FX, a hybrid bike that offers … Continue reading

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