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Why not recycle that bicycle?

September 8 2018

When you make a journey by bike rather than by a motorised vehicle there is a certain expectation that you are doing your bit for the environment by reducing your carbon footprint.

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Spectacular sunrise was worth the early start

August 25 2018

As a cycling guide and coach, I tend to work seven days a week, with 14-hour days a regular feature of my daily working life. Ironically, this means I find very little time to ride my bike for myself, so find I’m trying to fit opportunities to cycle in any spare moments.

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Cycling has a language all of its own

August 18 2018

One aspect I consider when writing this column each week is that many readers will not necessarily be au fait with cycling terminology, so I aim to clarify any potential confusing words and phrases with a short explanation.

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Long, hot family cycle was the pinnacle of summer

August 4 2018

My most recent cycle ride was a family affair and it ended up with more hiking than biking. The first part of the summer holidays had seen me working away from home and looking on jealously as friends posted pictures on social media of their family adventures.

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Take cycling inspiration from the mountains

July 7 2018

Mountains have always fascinated, intrigued and terrified me in equal measures. I have bookshelves groaning under the weight of tales of mountaineers, hillwalkers, and cyclists who have taken on the challenge of scaling the peaks, many successful, some unfortunately not so.