Upper Stowe..

I went out for a proper ride this morning on the Specialized speedy tourer.  I was heading for a cafe that I knew from club rides as a good place to go, The Barn Cafe at Upper Stowe not very far from Daventry in Northamptonshire. I headed our via Salcey Forest and I was passed…

Bike Fettling..

I have spent a bit of time recently reconfiguring my two Audax/Touring bikes, the Ribble and Specialized.  I received the last components I was waiting for to complete the Specialized this morning so I busied myself with that today. I will use the Specialized for long day rides and up to 200km Audax rides.  This being the case…

Where To Find Me Now……

I thought I would show you the blog options on newly revamped blogging sites.. You are already at Bricycling… my cycling specific blog.. This my Lifecycle blog.. for Non Cycling blog posts and probably where most of my posts will appear with words and pictures.  At the moment it still has some cycling posts in…

Back To Square One..

Ok, so that experiment didn’t work and Bricycling is back in business. After the recent change I think that if my audience was only interested in about 50% of the posts they had to trawl through to find those posts that interested them.  So this is the place just for cycling  again now. Lifecycle will…

Blessings In Disguise..

I am writing this on Sunday morning, the morning I should have been up early and pedalling around a 200km Audax down into the Cotswolds. I was prevented from doing so by the events of last weekend that were documented in my previous post. I am thinking in some ways it was a kind of a…

Downfall In Denton…

The weather forecast for yesterday was dull with very little sunshine and maybe a little rain late in the afternoon.  That is just how it appeared when I dressed and set off for yesterdays ride with Team MK.  Shorts and a tee shirt under a sleeveless shirt were the order of the day as it…