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Holy Blog Resurrection Batman! I remember when this was all about bikes. Well from now on it will be about all sorts of random stuff. Lego, Airfix, being a dad, Karate… and bikes. More to follow.
I bought my Specialized FSR XC Pro in May 2005. At that time after a house, a car and an engagement ring it was the most expensive thing that I had ever purchased. In the intervening 10 years me and … Continue reading
I’m all for the regeneration of my home town. Let’s not kid ourselves, Prestwich isn’t a village, no matter how many signs they put up to say it is. Villages don’t have M&S, a big TESCO, a carpet warehouse, a … Continue reading
“We’ll have to get the helicopter…” My mind stops [PAUSE] my mind starts again. A ####ing helicopter? There is a man down with a shoulder injury about 200m from where I am stood and somebody is suggesting bringing in … Continue reading
For some reason I have started winter training even though I don’t do races*. My logic is as follows. 1) My FSR full susser is getting on a bit and I can’t afford to replace it. Keeping it cleaned, lubed … Continue reading
I seem only to write cycling blog posts when I’ve done something different (for me) or done nothing at all. The last few months however have been remarkably incident free. I’ve not been anywhere exotic – like Ramsbottom or that … Continue reading
Lost job. Got another. Normal service has been resumed.
Blimey. What a day! We’ve been planning this one for ages. This one was going to be the best. Jason had a better feel for the number as I had taken a step back last year. He said “We’ll get … Continue reading
For someone who talks/types more about bikes than actually rides them 2011 hasn’t been a bad year. I started keeping a mileage log in March and in the 9 months up to Christmas I’d racked up 1,326.1 miles (the 0.1 … Continue reading