Archive for March 2017

Road Tax Is Dead, Long Live Road Tax!

In 1926 the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Winston Churchill, introduced measures that would ultimately do away with Road Tax in 1937. His reasons for doing so included a concern that some motorists felt they enjoyed a special entitlement to behave on the road in any way that they pleased. They did, after all, pay for […]

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Great British Bike Rides Review

Great British Bike Rides: 40 Classic Routes for Road Cyclists is the follow up to Dave Barter's first publication, Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder. The first, self-published, book was largely an anthology of blog posts that detailed Barter's increasing obsession with cycling that developed when his running years were ended after injury. Great British Bike Rides […]

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