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To the Eagle's Nest and beyond

Yesterday on a cold day with northerly wind we headed north. Three of us, Mick, Donie and myself. I met the lads at the Angler's Rest pub and headed north through Cloghroe, keeping due north. It was cold and my feet were cold throughout. A misty day with occasional mizzle.

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Local cycling goodies

Goodies, as in nice places to cycle, not cycling equipment. The nearest goodie to me is Winter Hill. Cycling up to this vantage point takes about thirty minutes from where I live, or 25 if I try to keep up with my sons, which is only possible when they have a hangover and I don't.

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Cycling through Barden, in the Yorkshire Dales

After I buy my new bike my next major purchase will probably be a decent digital SLR camera. My current compact digital is a Kodak 3.1 megapixel CX6330. It cost me £150 and is probably worth about a tenner now. The background in this picture looks washed out – I don't think it was as […]

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Cycling and landscape photography: perfect partners

I've taken landscape photos as long as I can remember. Before digital cameras they were always black-and-white, processed in a darkroom in the attic, but there's no need for that with a Canon G9 and Adobe Photoshop. The process of colour photography is quite different to monochrome, which tended to be the medium of choice […]

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Gloomy December, great for cycling

When I lived in Melbourne Australia I found it hard to cycle very much. Too hot and nowhere safe to ride. So I walked along the beach with my camera for a couple of hours each day. I got to know a woman at the beach, and she also walked, so we sometimes walked together. […]

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Beddgelert Forest cycling map

Rooting around my image files recently, I found a map of the Beddgelert Forest in Snowdonia, North Wales. As I cycle in the forest several times each year with my brother, I know the routes quite well, but the map still comes in useful. The junctions between the various tracks are marked with small timber […]

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