Category Archives: Music

Spring Classics: Leave Them All Behind by Ride

Keeping with my teenaged years of the early 1990s, Ride’s Leave Them All Behind is one of those songs that fits with cycling both lyrically and musically. It’s one of the pinnacles of Shoegazer pop for me, from a time … Continue reading

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Spring Classics: Waterfall by The Stones Roses

As the days lengthen so the time for riding grows. Music has always filled my head when I ride, regardless of whether I’m wearing my headphones or not. Some tunes fall into the category of CHOON! and recur on playlists … Continue reading

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Tunes to ride to: Autumn classics

There’s definitely a chill in the air and the leaves have started to turn. I’ve put the road bike away and the ‘cross bike is in the hallway. It’s a bit dusty as the damp hasn’t set in yet – … Continue reading

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Tunes to ride to, episode 2, plus Ashenden v Armstrong

Here’s another batch of five, available from amazon.co.uk and currently on my iPod (other mp3 players are available). Amazon.co.uk Widgets Today’s ride was punctuated by a puncture and coffee so not the most profitable but I’m still gradually working my … Continue reading

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Tunes to ride to, episode 1

My head’s a bit mashed after my first race of the season so rather than try and write, here’s five songs I frequently listen to when I’m out riding. A mixed bag and all available as DRM-free downloads from amazon.co.uk … Continue reading

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