I found these gems in a book of Suffolk Humour published in 1976. We were having lunch at The Steamboat Tavern, which is full of all sorts of interesting bits and bobs like this. One of the aspects of this book that really intrigued … [Read more...] about Suffolk cycling humour
The other day I was in Lichfield in the West Midlands when I walked past a charity shop, outside was a slightly tired BSA 531 tubed ‘Racer’ I was all over it like a rash checking its tyres, brakes, gears etc. the price was a bargain sixty quid, it's … [Read more...] about Grab life by the curlies
If you have read many of my other posts on Veloballs, you will know that while I’m mainly a healthy guy in his fifties, I have had a few health scares. Type 2 Diabetes (now under control), Sepsis (TWICE!) an eye infection and a dog taking me off my … [Read more...] about The pension bike paradox
Photos by Author Years ago, when childcare was required for our son, we only spent one week of our holidays together as a family, the rest my wife and I split to cut down on school holiday childcare costs, being the only driver of the couple, I … [Read more...] about Cycling Around the Isle of Lewis – What a Beano!
Are you looking for a durable, long-lasting, and comfortable road bike that will take you anywhere from the grocery store down the road to the Eiffel Tower? You have plenty of options at massively diverse prices. From materials like aluminium and … [Read more...] about Specialized Road Bikes: A Buying Guide
If you're reading this article there's a good chance you are about to buy your first carbon road bike, and you're wondering which is the best carbon road bike for under £2000. You can buy a carbon road bike for around £1000 but you get a lot more for … [Read more...] about Best Carbon Road Bikes Under £2000 in 2022