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This post links to a story called ‘Wheel Life On A Brompton’ which I wrote recently forย ‘Ride With A View’ – a website dedicated to sharing the simple pleasures of cycling. Take two small wheels, a steel frame and some amazing engineering and you have a versatile folding bicycle called the Brompton Bicycle. Riding a Brompton bicycle is a new experience for me. Iโ€™m normally seen riding a touring bike around the… Read More

Iโ€™d lost my way. On a Sunday of all days. Mondays I can understand. On Mondays, the world returns to work and a collective lull hovers across the morning. But this was a Sunday and I was out riding and I didnโ€™t know which way to go. We set out soon after sunrise to ride a new circuit; some roads would be familiar and some would be new. It would be our… Read More

I decided to make the shelter shed at Kirra Point my turnaround point. It was Tuesday and my training program for the Great Vic ย required a 25 kilometre ride. No-one was at the shelter shedย when I arrivedย so I wheeled my bike inside. Withย a strong northerly wind making whitecaps on the sea, it wasnโ€™t a great day for photographing the water. So I positioned my bike against the timber railings of the heritage… Read More