My Claud Butler Dalesman weighs 11.5kg / 25lb - I'm making a record of current weight as services like Strava ask for it to help work out how much effort is put into bike rides, and extensive Googling didn't manage to answer my question 'how much … [Read more...] about Claud Butler Dalesman – weight
Last night on the way home a motorist in a 'turn left' lane decided to forgo convention and drove straight ahead, the problem was that I was already occupying the space he pointed his four wheels at as I was using the 'go straight ahead' lane and was … [Read more...] about Sorry, I didn’t know running over cyclists is frowned upon.
Last year an illustrator/ fellow zine punker friend called Steve Larder asked if I'd like to contribute to an exhibition project he was involved in whereby he would draw portraits of friends and then ask them to provide accompanying text. The … [Read more...] about The importance of bike helmets – Jamie’s story.
About a month ago Mark Schorah and I decided that cycling ninety miles from Ipswich to Haverhill and back in aid of The Red Cross sounded like a good idea, so I hopped on my bike and was horrified that I could only go about four miles without getting … [Read more...] about The bad idea bike ride – a post mortem.
Mark Schorah and Andrew Laws get saddle-sore for charity. Mark and I are band mates in a band called 'These Are End Times'; I play bass and Mark plays trumpet (because he is a real musician). Last year one of the string-flingers (guitarists) … [Read more...] about Born to ride, pensively prepared for pain – a sponsored bike ride.