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Greenock to Galwer (Barossa Valley)

The famous Barossa Valley. That’s where I found myself yesterday morning as I rode south-west out of Greenock through massive fields of bare vines.

Some of the vines looked like they might have aged beyond use or that they were being rested. 405 more words


Vintage cycling footage

Bless the BFI. The nation’s repository for vintage films has done a fine job with the inclusion of these two pieces of cycling history. ‘Holiday cycling at Herne Hill’ 260 more words


Friends riding

Friends riding together, this being Britain their riding side by side is not approved of, which is rather sad


Meet the Commonwealth Superhumans

The media tagline “Meet the Superhumans” heralded a new attitude to para-sports at the London 2012 Paralympics. Consequently, Team GB para-athletes such as Hannah Cockroft, David Weir, Ellie Simmonds, Richard Whitehead, Sarah Storey and Jonnie Peacock entered the mainstream and became huge stars in their own right. 100 more words


Two Bike Cultures: Weighing the Pros and Cons

I’m new to the bike, as regular readers will know. Being less than a year into it, I haven’t really settled into any particular ‘culture’ yet. 2,060 more words

Tour of Britain cycle race stage 7 route announced - from Camberley to Brighton

Peter Hodges, PR Director, of Sweetspot the organisers of the Tour of Britain Cycle Race said that the most frequently asked question about the tour is, “what’s the route of the tour?” 166 more words

Surrey Heath