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Good Luck!

A colleague at work – David Wall – gave me a card this morning; here it is. I am touched that anyone should go to the effort of doing something like this but he is not the only one to have passed on their best wishes as I […]



Well, it’s a preliminary pack but will allow me to cycle to work for the final time this academic year on a fully-loaded bike. The question is… what do you think I didn’t pack from the original spread of equipment shown in the second photograph?

The Tours De France 2013… And 2014

They used to make a really cool little video showing a fly-through of the route of the Tour de France, but strangely, for the 100th Tour de France they have reverted to simplicity… Shame. My route this summer will pass over the route of the Tour de France […]