Kia Ora

Kia Ora: a Māori language greeting which has entered modern New Zealand English, meaning literally – “have life be well & healthy” but is commonly translated as…

Time For Change

I’ve recently returned from an extended trip to New Zealand and as a result, have neither been blogging or cycling…

Round-Up 2017

Considering it was the first full year cycling since my knee replacement, 2016 turned out to be surprisingly successful on…

The Bridge

The prolonged heavy rainfall that resulted in severe flooding on the Somerset Levels during the winter of 2013-14 also wreaked…

Lower Thames Ride

Sometimes the obvious isn’t that, obvious! Born and bred a Londoner I infrequently cycle there, in fact because of the…

Bluebell Ride

Most of my local rides go west.  There are a number of reasons for this but mainly I try to…