If you’re a fan of any kind of countryside activities, walking, horse riding, mountain biking, there’s a strong chance you’ll have come into contact with cows. Having hugely increased my quota of cross country mountain biking over the last year, I’ve noticed that cows have come to occupy quite a niche in my regular rides and not always in a good way! Continue reading
With current lockdown restrictions in the UK set to be in place for a while to come, I’m entirely grateful that we remain allowed to exercise outdoors, albeit with strong advice to ‘stay local’. For many cyclists however, especially those used to covering more miles on varied terrain, there can be tendency to feel a bit restricted, a bit stir crazy even. The list below is no instant fix, it is however a little selection of things that I have been trying/found helpful in attempting to remain motivated, fit and vaguely sane. They are also about having fun (hills excluded) and enjoying the ride. After all, that’s why we do it right? Continue reading
Berlin is a city that has been built for bikes or should I say rebuilt.
It’s a cityscape that has literally been re-shaped by its turbulent, recent past, but also one that has emerged from the rubble and been thoughtfully designed, very much with the future in mind. Continue reading
If you asked 100 people why they like to cycle I guarantee that 99% of them will say something along the lines of
- It’s a great way to travel
- It gets you out in the fresh air
- You meet new people
- You see new places
- You can get muddy and do wheelies
And it is. Cycling is all about movement, company and being in the great outdoors.
Obviously mine hasn’t been blog writing. It’s amazing, with so much time to write now how the impetus has completely passed me by. But, whilst I may not have been writing I have been otherwise gainfully employed in (many, many) other projects. Continue reading