Blog

Various bits I want to talk about and show you, which can't be put into the other categories.

Is there HOPE* for my hub?

On my touring bicycle I have a HOPE XC rear hub with a Mavic A319 rim. But, over the last two years, I have...

Thank you, Dr Sarah Myhill

I will try to keep this short and here is the very short version - Thank you, Dr Sarah Myhill

Blog: “Stir-idling-crazy”

Puerto Natales, 0km (Total 705Km cycled) Highlights: Sunny, no wind, steak, lentil stew, waiting, more lentil stew, more waiting, cake swapping and finding out that...

4, 3, 2, 1 years ago

4 years ago: We had to drastically rethink our world pootle. Because the pain I was suffering. 3 years ago: Still in agony, barely able to work or do day to day things.

Better braking

So in an attempt to get better braking on Chutney, I cut down the generous Dahon cable routing. Front brake by 2.5" and the...

Biting bastards

No I'm not sorry for this swear word because I totally have reason for it and when you have read this post you will...

I’m broken.

You might have noticed the lack of posts on this site since early 2013. The short story is that I’m broken and haven’t been on a bicycle since December 2012.

Blog: Mountains in New Zealand

Highlight: Yellow-eyed penguins, scorchio on Christmas Day, New Year in a puddle, mountain walks.

Blog: “Down that dusty road”

Cochrane, Puerto Tranquilo, Villa Cerro Castillo, Coyhaique - 220km (Total 1343Km cycled) Highlights: Very rough 'corrugated' ripio, great weather, tailwinds, beautiful long climb and descent,...

A New Year’s … Solution?

Well, after three years trying in vain to get help from the doctors, consultants and specialists, by whom I have been diagnosed with mild CFS/ME/SEID, I'm now going my own way.
roman road

Roman Road

azub six off road

Single tracking

Greenfly

Festival

Many stop

Two stops

Sheep on the road