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The Butterfly Effect: UPDATE

Following on from the previous post, it appears to be ‘update Sunday’… Here’s another, reflecting upon the reaction to my post of a few days ago: The Butterfly Effect. Before reading on, you may want to hop back to that post to read what I said at the […]

The Return Of The Two-Wheeled Commuter

Sunday 13th January 2019. No, I haven’t got the date wrong. I know that today is Wednesday 9th January but my mind is focussing upon the 13th. Here’s the forecast: Looks OK for January, no? Now, when the Cycling Europe Podcast returned for its second series of four […]

The Future Of The National Cycle Network

Here’s an interesting and important statement from Sustrans regarding the future of the National Cycle Network here in the UK. It’s worth a read: “The National Cycle Network (NCN) will undergo a major review of its walking and cycling routes to ensure they meet the highest design standards […]

Taking Bicycles On A Train (In The UK)

Here’s a summary: Operator Do I need to book my bicycle in advance? Abellio ScotRail For some journeys. Arriva Rail London No information on website. Arriva Trains Wales Reservation strongly recommended. 2 bikes per train. c2c No but some restrictions at peak periods. Caledonian Sleeper Not essential but […]

The Return Of The Cycling Commuter

I’m delighted to announce that as from tomorrow, I return to life as… a regular cycling commuter. It is now nearly three years since I said goodbye to my colleagues at Gillotts School in Henley-on-Thames where, for most of the previous eight years I had regularly cycled to […]


It comes in many shapes and forms and you’ll find them all at Whether you be an aficionado of cycle touring, a fan of the Tour de France or a member of the mountain bike community, you’ll find something of interest just a few clicks away: Browse […]

Cycle Commuting… And Competing

I don’t suppose that the people who invented Strava ever had my relatively short commute from Stainland to Elland and back in mind when they invented their system but this week I’ve been putting it to good use doing just that. I even have a ‘heatmap’! It’s a […]

The Return Of The Cyclist, Part I

I hate to admit this but… As chief executive (well, I write most of it) of you’d think I’d be off on my bicycle every day doing this and that, cycling to work, heading off into the countryside every weekend seeking out nooks and crannies on my […]