Something about old diesel soothes me. If I am struggling to sleep I think of the quiet hum of an arctic rig flawlessly heading down the M6; it works every time. For some reason it is a Mercedes truck in my mind as I imagine the shifting light as it waves over the front badge … Continue reading What is it about trucks and tractors?
The union cycliste international (UCI) is the governing body for professional cycling. They run and oversee the major races in the years calendar setting routes and rules as they go. From fairly recent actions it appears that they act quickly but not harshly in regard to how the race is covered and monitored. Watching cycling … Continue reading The UCI is the Law
Cycling’s diversity never ceases to disappoint as there is such a range of bicycles and environments that you can cycle. I have ridden all shapes and sizes of bikes in a myriad of environments but today was a new experience. 15 minutes into a taster session at a Velodrome and I was banked over with … Continue reading Velodrome Taster
Four weeks on and I have learnt a lot. I have had some breathing space and time in the garage to contemplate my current situation. I wrote last time about the joy of owning a used Japanese motorcycle and the trill of completing your own maintenance on these machines. Personally, I have not been disappointed. … Continue reading What have I done?