What can you do when the world has been thrown into turmoil? My response, and I suspect that of many other people, was to pick one tiny corner of it and try to bring order to chaos.
What should you do about other cyclists jumping red lights?
Or, how can you beat the cyclist-hating outrage machine?
Boycott Black Friday
If you’ve arrived at this blog post, chances are it’s because a smug internet know-it-all has pointed you towards it. Well, they may be smug, but they’re right. Black Friday is a terrible way to get things you want, and here’s why. It’s a bait-and-switch scam In case you don’t know, this is a very … Continue reading Boycott Black Friday
Behind the bars, behind the camera
Right now I'm enjoying learning new skills: maybe I've got to the stage in my life that makes people sign up to evening classes. When it comes to photography in particular, I'm a happy little sponge. The past few years have been a series of massive, earth-shattering discoveries, starting with cameras that can actually take … Continue reading Behind the bars, behind the camera
We need to talk about helmets
We need to talk about helmets. I really wish we didn't. I would give anything not to have to sit through another tedious online argument about the pros and cons of wearing one. They're so predictable, for starters. There's Mr or Mrs Safety, outraged that anyone would consider leaving their drive without donning one. There's … Continue reading We need to talk about helmets
Some Achievements that Strava need to add
Those little cups and medals don't tell the whole story
Singletrack magazine run a regular feature where contributors and the public suggest biking things they’d like to see banished to Room 101.
Keeping it Rila
A rough stuff tour through Bulgaria
The perfect beginner's bikepacking event