To the moon and back – by bike

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We are talking miles today, not kilometres. Half a million of them to be precise. That’s the equivalent of cycling to the moon and back, or 20 times round the world. On Sunday we had a small celebration with club-mates … Continue reading

An alternative cycle tour of Milan – celebrating the cycling activist’s view of a city

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I am extremely fortunate that I get invited to all sorts of cities to talk about the development of cycling and cycling cultures. And I am even luckier that I get to ride around these cities with some of the … Continue reading

Weekend thinking: Bike shed envy

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In the Ten Commandments and indeed in the equally important Rules of the Velominati there is no line that says “thou shalt not covet your neighbour’s bike shed”. Which is good news, because I have been coveting a bit lately. … Continue reading

Turning the commute into special time – a morning cycle tour to Brussels

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It’s been a while. But welcome back. Welcome back to the feeling that today is that day. The day I just have to ride. The temperature is drifting up and forecast to clear 30 degrees for the first time this … Continue reading

Zeeland Cycle Tour day 4 – experiencing the Delta Works

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And so to the final day of our short tour of Zeeland and the chance to ride part of one of the world’s great cycle routes – the North Sea Cycle Route where it snakes across the great sea defences … Continue reading

Cycling in Zeeland. Day 3 – The “Dutchness” checklist

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Only time for a brief gallery from yesterday’s cycling. When I look through the images I realise that this corner of Zeeland provides almost the perfect mini-portrait of what one should expect from a break with bikes in the Netherlands. … Continue reading

Zeeland cycle trip day 2. Zeeland = windland

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I can write about the nice coastal towns of Zeeland, the excellent food and the pleasure of a trip to the seaside. I could even mention the amazing cycle routes once again. But there was only one subject for yesterday’s … Continue reading