Coast to Coast Day One: Heavy Weight

Carlisle to Cleator Moor Distance: 89.5Km – Moving Time: 5:07:20 (average: 17.5km/hour) – 563 metres of climbing Islington. It’s a Saturday.  Having wrestled it up and down the stairs of Sandra’s flat, my 14kg Dawes Horizon sits in front of me, loaded up with 10 kilos of luggage on the rear rack.  And there, I stopped counting, choosing to conveniently ignore the handlebar bag and … Continue reading Coast to Coast Day One: Heavy Weight

ReCycloBlog: April 2018

The accidental cycling holiday Well, since buying the Brompton in March; many, many miles have been travelled on the little folder.  It was becoming so much part of the furniture, I could barely bare to leave it behind for my week long trip to my parents in Normandy.  So I didn’t, and although it wasn’t meant to be a cycling holiday, everybody at work assumed … Continue reading ReCycloBlog: April 2018