Sunshine But No Snaps…

Well first of all let me say sorry.  This post was going to be full of photos from my ride yesterday.  However at the very first place I wanted to take a picture of the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, in the sunshine and under a clear blue sky I found my phone was flat.  So all…

Colnago 2014 Set-Up…

Ladies & Gentleman, I present to you my Colnago bike in its latest set-up.  All ready for some early spring rides to take me through to the summer when the Felt will re-emerge.  I will still use the Ribble on my Audax rides for its load carrying capability through the summer. It still has the…

"Braziers Run" Audax…

Yesterday was my initiation ride into my new Audax adventure.  Firstly I learned that what I rode wasn’t actually an Audax event.  It was a ‘Brevet Populaire’ also run by the Audax organisation but they are shorter events and you don’t score points in them to add to an annual total.  On scoring these points,…

Edir Yellav Esuo….

No, not an Eastern European immigrant, its just me being clever ?  I did my Ouse Valley Ride the other way round today, hence the weird title.  I did it that way round because I thought I would benefit more from the very strong south west wind that way round.    Wrong!!!  When I announced…

Two Weeks But Not Too Weak..

I had my first bike ride for just over two weeks today.. the previous one was on 1st February and here we are at the 16th !  I successfully managed to resist the temptation of the thrill of riding in heavy rain and gale force winds over the last couple of weeks.  However, for a…

Randy Newman, Louisiana 1927…

Do the words of this Randy Newman song ring any bells with anyone else in the current climate ?  Floods.. inaction by politicians.. people suffering He is one of my favourite singer songwriters, I have a lot of his music and he is getting on a bit now too…  His voice isn’t up to much…