Tag Archives: cycling

All who wander are probably as lost as I was

Handsome was Pedalling for Scotland today – fifty miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh. He was originally going to do the hundred mile ‘sportive’ route, but decided a few weeks ago that his knees just weren’t up to the task… Just … Continue reading

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Sproing

It is so Spring-like here that Handsome has decided it is time he started to cycle into work again. We have fat sheep in the field at the bottom of the garden (lambs soon), snowdrops flowering madly everywhere I didn’t … Continue reading

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Quite frankly it would have been quicker to get the train…

Yesterday Handsome and three of his colleagues took part in the fifty-one mile long Pedal for Scotland challenge from Glasgow to Edinburgh – I think it was a bonding experience for them! I dropped Handsome and no. 2 off at … Continue reading

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cycling in the park

We took the bikes down to Windsor Great Park this morning (recommended by A, and definitely a good call). Managed to find several entrances, after we'd negotiated the appalling traffic through Windsor and Eton, but none of them had any … Continue reading

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cycling and ice cream

Today was a day for cycling – we set off along the path to Fishbourne at the back of C&G's house. Altough marked as a footpath, C said that he had cycled it and it was perfectly ok – possibly … Continue reading

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reading, raining and bikes

Sorry, too busy reading to blog (got it, got it, got it), and anyway, I don't want to remember the three hour cycle ride in the torrential rain last weekend A Snowball in Hell Christopher Brookmyre We only did it … Continue reading

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cars, bikes and bike racks

Handsome's getting a bit serious about this biking thing – we have just purchased a new bike rack for the back of the car (the one that's normally full of boots and rucksacks) upon which he can stack the bikes … Continue reading

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cycle to work if you dare

Handsome cycled into work today – I was well impressed, it's quite a long way, and some of it's uphill. This is because he's getting his new bike on a 'cycle to work' scheme, where you don't have to pay … Continue reading

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Farewell to the orange bikes

 Mogliano to Vicenza to Padua to Vicenza again.  Oooh train hell! Only a very few trains in Italy have bike compartments, so it was absolutely imperative that we got on the right ones. Mama spent ages yesterday sorting it all … Continue reading

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riverside cycling

Solighetto to Treviso to Mogliano  Today we were taken by minibus to Treviso to start off. It took us a while to pick up the right route because the driver didn't actually drop us where the instructions started from. And … Continue reading

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