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
The pension bike paradox
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
Cycling Around the Isle of Lewis – What a Beano!
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!
Evans Cycles review – tough but fair!
Evans Cycles - the FAST review Evans are pretty great. Evans Cycles - the longer review Evans Cycles - can you trust them? Evans Cycles shops are now in most towns in the UK, but until recently there were no Evans Cycles shops close … [Read more...] about Evans Cycles review – tough but fair!
There's a saying 'Pride comes before a fall' It appears smugness does as well... I posted a blog a while back entitled 'Entering smug mode.' about a bridge being shut and clogging Burton on Trent up. I bragged about being able to sail past all of the … [Read more...] about Conspiracy Theory
Suffolk Swarm - why... Suffolk Swarm is one of my favourite sportives. There are a healthy number of sportives in Suffolk but 'Swarm'. organised by Cycle Swarm, is a bit different to any other organised ride I've been on. For one thing it's very … [Read more...] about Suffolk Swarm