Today I got in the last ride of 2018 - on the Specialized Tarmac road bike of all things. 40 miles round the Innerleithen loop at a respectable 17.9 mph average speed. I think it took me longer to clean the bike and my gear afterwards than it did to do the ride itself - … Continue reading Last ride of 2018
I have just posted a bunch of stuff for sale - cleaning out all the extras I have accumulated in the past couple of years. It's all listed on the For Sale page.
We had a nice small family Christmas day this year which didn't get too silly with food. I had been in charge of making the chocolate log - the recipe I used said 'serves 8' but I was dubious, so I doubled all the quantities. The swiss roll base went into the oven - and … Continue reading Working off Christmas Dinner
The greatest funk band ever still absolutely killing it after 40 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trHaA_oMZTA
I've just finished my review of the M5 Carbon High Racer - you can click here to read my thoughts on this fantastic speed bike.
Yesterday, myself and missus recumbentcyclistuk discovered that the relentless rain had stopped and this weird yellow ball had appeared in the sky (I can't quite remember what it's called, I have some very hazy distant memories of seeing it before). So we jumped on the tandem and went for a 40 mile ride. Man, it … Continue reading Tooling up for winter