Isn’t riding fun when you take it easy?

I felt terrible yesterday when I wimped out of riding in to work. The weather was terrible but when I was leaving it wasn’t raining. I came up with the excuse that I needed to go to Sainsbury’s. I went and only had two panniers worth of food and at 8pm the sky was clear…

That’s what friends are for

Is it true that you cannot remember pain? It seems that every ride now involves a degree of discomfort, best described as: pain. Was it always like that? If so, how is it that I became such a bike nut. How did I get through the races? Yesterday, as the ride went on so the…

Commuter bikes

I’m always going on about commuter miles and often refer to my trusty old (’94) Kona Kula. I’ve done more miles on that that any other bike. It is light, I’m sure that it weighed around 23 or 24lbs. Well after Will fit a new chain and a 12-23 cassette the bike got weighed: 26lbs…

Its too hot

I got out for an early morning blast today. Only a short ride but a nice one before work. This is a regular run: Sompting, up Titch Hill and down the Bostal, past the White Horse and the church, down past Bramber Castle, over the roundabout, up Maudling Lane and then down the Coombes Road…