What is the point of a cycle touring route if no one knows it is there?

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Is the cycling equivalent of the Buddhist philosophical conundrum “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” This is the question I have been asking myself for a while, a mental discussion triggered by the relatively recent discovery that I … Continue reading

A moment of sporting greatness and I can say “I know, because I was there”

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Yesterday the Dutch cyclist Annemiek Van Vleuten completed a 104km solo breakaway to win the Women’s World Cycling Championship here in Harrogate, Yorkshire. As far as any of the commentators could tell this was the longest solo breakaway to win … Continue reading

Time travelling in Yorkshire – biking back to 1998

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The working part of my short trip to the UK this week has been based around the East Yorkshire town of Beverley where a European Project has been holding meetings and workshops. The work part has been great, lots of … Continue reading

Cycling infrastructure on an industrial scale – the Dutch never stop surprising me.

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I am on my way to a work event in the UK and then the World Road Cycling Championships in Yorkshire, which has given me the excuse for a short early Autumn cycle tour. A tour which started yesterday in … Continue reading