“Didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to Bangor A beautiful day, We had lunch on the way and all for under a pound you know… “ Fiddler’s Dram / See footnote* Well the first half of the day – up to Llandudno – was great, but […]
Before the pedants point out that there was no ‘cycling day 18’, there was. It was just a shortish one when it came to cycling and I never wrote about it. It involved a cycle from the hotel in Belfast to the ferry, a cycle from Birkenhead ferry […]
Off we go again!
It starts tomorrow, part two that is. If you are oblivious to part one of the Great British Cycle Tour 2020 (it started as the more humble ‘Yorkshire to Edinburgh’) then you can catch up on the details of the trip so far by visiting this page of […]
Not my words but those of the one and only Peter Purves at the end of an interview with cyclist Ian Hibell in a 1975 edition of Blue Peter. My fellow Halifaxonian John Noakes is far more enthusiastic and asks the questions as he and Mr Hibell cycle […]
Like so many other sporting events, this year’s staging of the Tour De France has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and although at one point it looked as if cycling’s greatest spectacle would not be held in 2020, thankfully the show is set to go on.