Category Archives: cycling

Hello St. Pancras – Where can I park my bike?

Today, the new £800m St. Pancras International rail terminal welcomed its first Eurostar service. I had a quick look at the nearly finished station on Saturday. It looks great. A simple hi-tech glass structure extends the original trainshed structure accompanied … Continue reading

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Unfolding the Folder – The Nonsense of Southern Railways’ Cycle Policy

This bike is pictured aboard the 18.19 train from Brighton to London Victoria. Trains travelling between the two cities at this time, and for six key hours every weekday, are subject to Southern Railways’ cycle policy, which outlaws all bikes … Continue reading

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La La La – I Can’t Hear You! (Updated)

Okay, it’s confession time: My name is Clive and I listen to my iPod while I ride my bike. I’m sorry. I’ve lost count of the number of friends whose faces have suddenly turned to looks of horror at the … Continue reading

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Birthday – Binary, Bikes and Beer

Friday 29th June 2007 was my 32nd birthday. (When bored the previous evening, it occurred to me that if you were into binary, this would actually be my 100000th. Luckily, I’m not into binary…) A dreary rainy day at work … Continue reading

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National Bike Week Comes to Brighton

National Bike Week began for me this morning at around 4.45am, in the English Channel. “Ladies and Gentlemen, we will shortly be arriving in Newhaven. Enjoy your stay in England.“ On our way back from a two day road jolly … Continue reading

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Return to Liverpool – Part 3 – On The Road

The third day of my visit to Liverpool saw me boarding a train beneath the Mersey to Bebington, to meet Ian. Ian Tierney was my boss for the two-and-a-half years I spent working at the Liverpool Cycle Centre. He was … Continue reading

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Flying to Work

Brighton’s getting a lot of weather at the moment. After a few balmy weeks, the wind and the rain is back with a vengeance. Yesterday I rode home along the seafront with a howling wind in my face. As I … Continue reading

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Nike Cycling: Not Doing It Anymore

It looks like Nike’s relationship with the sport of cycling may be coming to an end. BikeBiz have announced the end of Nike’s tie-up with Trek, the largest bike company in the US, with whom they market their cycling clothing … Continue reading

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Spring Forward

The clocks have gone forward an hour.British Summer Time is upon us. Simon was very excited about this, so he, Frazer and I rode on the first of 2007’s ‘extended’ evenings. The following morning, as I washed my bike outside … Continue reading

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A Plea to my Cycling Friends

I like riding bikes. I like taking photos. And above all, I love spending time with my friends. When all three come together, and I find myself photographing friends on bikes, I’m rarely happier. But, I need to issue a … Continue reading

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