Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bike channels: a solution to the problem of getting bicycles up stairs

Out for a Sunday constitutional walk to Richmond, I spotted strange looking metal channels running up the sides of the various flights of stairs around Barnes Railway Bridge Initially I was a little baffled as to what they were for, … Continue reading

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Team Bee jersey update

So far I think I’ve got six (6) expressions of interest in the Team Bee jersey. Just need four more to make the minimum and then I’ll start the process of ordering. So if you are interested and haven’t already … Continue reading

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“Nothing better than feeling… you’ve destroyed people” – Mark Cavendish

#WeAreTheDestroyers – part of Nike’s Destroy to Create campaign

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The Hour by Graeme Obree for Mr Jones Watches

The Hour – TL from Mr Jones on Vimeo. “I wanted to use words that would instill a sense of value that an hour is a unit of time to be or do or think or act in some way … Continue reading

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How do you stop 4th Cat riders crashing?

Interesting article on Cycling Weekly about the issue of crashes in entry-level races which is being put on the British Cycling National Council agenda: Investigation called for into fourth cat. crashes I’ve been a 4th category rider since 2006 when … Continue reading

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Cycle to work scheme savings: update

I recently asked “Where is the saving in the cycle to work scheme?“. I had a few responses, including a few indications that I’m not alone in having concerns about the “fair value” option after 12 months and the extended … Continue reading

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Team Bee short sleeve jersey design v0.1

I’ve been knocking this idea about in my head for a while now: Team Bee So as I had some time on my hands this morning while waiting for the repair man to come and look at our washing machine, … Continue reading

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Where is the saving in the cycle to work scheme?

So after 12 months it’s time to find out what the fair market value of my current Cyclescheme bike is. And the email suggests that HMRC are quite prepared to hump me for it. They suggest I should pay £250 … Continue reading

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Styling it in Cancun with Alexandre Vinokourov

(via yay! cycling) Vino wearing Rayban Aviators, John Galliano T-shirt, unidentified 3/4 length jeans and sandals which look like they might be Prada. Could his look be any more clearly that of a “wealthy man from former soviet bloc country”? … Continue reading

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Rollapaluza’s Knog Muddy Hell Halloween Cyclocross 2010 – Night of the Living Pumpkinhead

The second year of what I think is one of the best UK cyclocross events of the year, sponsored by the excellent Knog. As Mark Phillips, who took that awesome photo of me in action, says “Yep even better than … Continue reading

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