Winged Wheels of Wight

CTC Winged WheelThis is a particularly fine example of the CTC ‘Winged Wheels’ that can still be found on buildings around the…

Uniglide and Hyperglide compatibility

I’ve been reading about how Shimano’s 10-speed MTB rear derailleurs are not compatible with their 10-speed (STI) road shifters. This affects those…

Tour to Skipton and Back

A year ago I got on Brown Bike, fell off the other side, and broke my hip. Since then BB has been…

The Magpie and Sputnik

Another helmet theme … The magpie is a most illustrious birdDwells in the diamond treeOne brought sorrow, one brought joy,Sorrow and joy…

The Helmet Debate. Again

On the last day of August I fell off my bike. Again. A graphic I never ended up using in the promotional…

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We are cyclists who ride bicycles for pleasure and utility. We blog on a variety of cycling topics from day rides and…