James Bowthorpe has, I see, beaten Mark Beaumont’s record. He arrived home in Balham yesterday after 175 days cycling 18,000 miles. I should really add him to my list of great cycling adventurers. He has a website of course and due respect to him for having completed the mammoth task.
Meanwhile the Sunday Times also reports that “ministers are considering a far-reaching change in the law in a bid to promote greener transport”: making motorists legally responsible for accidents involving cyclists and pedestrians. Good! James Martin, dick head, probably doesn’t agree.
Credit where credit is due: The Sunday Times do give good coverage of all things cycling. They have a regular section in the “In Gear” section and the travel section often have cycling-related articles. Today is no exception “…And not a car in sight”, page 18.
Duzer TV is a YouTube channel run by 40-something American adventure cyclist Ryan Van Duzer based in Boulder, Colorado on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains of the USA. His videos recount his adventures going back over 10 years in the Americas and beyond. He spoke to The Cycling Europe Podcast about cycling, filmmaking, […]
An upcoming episode of The Cycling Europe Podcast will tell the full story of my cycling trip around the four capitals of the United Kingdom during the Coronavirus summer of 2020. Here's a short teaser to whet your appetite. It focuses upon the background to the journey and cycling day one from my home in […]
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