This weekend will host numerous Pedal on Parliament protests around the country. Pedal on Parliament is a campaign to improve facilities for active travel, that is walking as well as cycling. The theory being that if there are better facilities, safer and faster paths, more people will travel by active ...
My bike is truly bust this time. After the chain broke previously, I tried replacing it but it still didn’t work, the chain just kept jumping. There was also more work required and the bike shop I took it to have recommended that to get a new bike will ...
Tonight's plans were slightly upset when this happened:
As I was trying to cycle onto and around a roundabout, my chain snapped leaving me effectively standing in the middle of a busy junction.
What was worse was that there was no pedestrian pavement at ...
There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.
The above quote is often used by cyclists to encourage others to venture out during the wetter and colder times of the year.
After tonight's commute home I call BS on that quote. Tonight was definitely bad weather ...
For a number of years now my preferred cycling bag has been a messenger bag but with clips built into it so it can be attached to a bicycle rack.
I prefer this style over the traditional pannier bag style because it is more convenient to carry when you get ...
I recently bought a Basil Urban Fold Messenger bag from
Shortly after receiving the bag, they sent an email requesting a review of their
site however the place to review it is their facebook page (and I am not
currently using facebook).
So cycling home up Clarke street and car decides to turn left (with no
indicators cos as we all know indicators don't work in the rain). In turning
left the car proceeded to take me out and I don't mean for a drink. Whilst I can
admit it ...
I have avoided writing notes on Wednesday nights because they would all involve
cycling through Hollyrood Park and nearly getting killed or complaining about
the cycle lanes/paths that are death traps.
This evening this problem was solved by getting the timing wrong, hitting the
kerb harder than I had ...
Car horns, if you look at your highway code, are to make other road users aware
of your presence. If a cyclist is making their way to the cycle bay at the
front of traffic lights (like they are supposed to), the light turns green and
you happen to nudge ...