This blog post is a catch up from the end of 2017. I have a lot of content and galleries that I just didn’t have the time to publish last year, so I will be threading some of them into … Continue reading →
Trying to find a way to summarise 2017 I reminded myself that this year almost every blog post has a unique header photo – some interesting shots, but only used once. So for my personal journey down memory lane, here … Continue reading →
I have just returned from four days in the Basque Country, the land of steep sided valleys and green hillsides on Spain’s northern coast. I could start with a blog post about the interesting and attractive cities of Bilbao and … Continue reading →
This is a gallery of images from a trip to Palma de Mallorca in late November 2016 where a multi-national group of ECF visitors was hosted by Biciutat de Mallorca, the local cycle campaigning group for the largest of the … Continue reading →
I have one or two “catch-up posts” to do, stories and photos I never managed to post alongside other stories from the same trip. Not least of these was my trip to Madrid a few weeks ago where I managed … Continue reading →
My experience of Madrid cycling was one of complete contrasts. If I just spent my time in the trendy inner city districts I would have concluded that this was a cycle friendly city and the city’s hipsters were acting as … Continue reading →
I was at the Unibike Cycle Show in Madrid today speaking on panel about the role of National Cycling Plans in cycling policy. After my speech I had the chance to look around the show. It is considered a … Continue reading →
Been a bit unwell, not riding my bike much except to the station.
Weather grey and horrible.
Maybe a bit of inspiration on line? No, the twittersphere and blog world are full of Lance Armstrong and his forthcoming appearance on Oprah.
I just need a couple of memories to cheer me up.
Number one above is for the bucket list I am slowly compiling. Something everyone must do is ride your bike on a remote beach. Even better let it be Oreti Beach near Invercargill, New Zealand. Ride some of the singletrack trails on nearby Sandy Point (world’s most southerly singletrack?) and then roll onto the hardpacked beach when there is a wind whipping up the whitecaps from the Southern Ocean.
Number 2 – mountain biking in Spain. Just because I love this photo and remember being there.