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Casual London Cycling

The weekend saw me pay a visit to the capital and rather than forego a bike ride, I decided to get pedalling on a Boris Bike – my first time since properly taking up cycling. The last time I used one of these bikes was perhaps 5-6 years ago. I seem to recall it wasn’t the most straightforward process to

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The Slow March to Cleaner Travel

The government have announced that the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned from 2040 in an effort to improve air quality, and joining other European countries who have made the same pledge. I’m pleased a date has been set, but I’m disappointed it’s not sooner. 2040 is still a long time away – 23

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Bicycle Parking Facilities

As I rode about on a fun ride earlier in the week, I passed a small parade of shops and it got me thinking about the practicality of using the bike for short trips, instead of the car. Leaving aside the matter of cycling infrastructure on roads which is, of course, often cited as a big deterrent for new/unconfident riders

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Launching the New Site

Welcome to my new blog, detailing my bicycling adventures! Well, I say adventures – you’re not going to get touring holidays, centuries (imperial or metric), sportives, competitions et cetera here. At least, not in the near to mid future – this will be more of an exploratory nature over relatively small distances for the time being. I’m returning cyclist who,

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