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Commuting by bike

With winter well and truly upon us now, there are fewer bike commuters out there, this one above was one of the very few I saw today. So when my beloved suggested that he may start commuting by bike, I … Continue reading

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Ride2Work Day

Next Wednesday is Ride to Work Day, Newcastle Council is holding a free breakfast for all cycling commuters at Wheeler Place, just arrive on your bike! Ride to work day is a great way to start your cycling commuting. There … Continue reading

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Four years of blogging about bikes in Newcastle

It’s been four years since I started this blog and I’m evaluating whether things have changed much in Newcastle to make it more bike friendly. There are now green bike lanes in some streets and I recall the first time … Continue reading

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Ride2Work Day

  Ride2Work Day is next week! To celebrate, Newcastle City Council is holding a FREE breakfast in Wheeler Place. There will also be prizes, so do come along and meet fellow commuters, both experienced and beginners. If you haven’t commuted … Continue reading

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5 things to consider when buying a new bike

With our early Spring weather this year, many people will be looking for a new bike, or maybe restoring an old one. Buying a new bike is an exciting thing and everyone wants to get it right the first time … Continue reading

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Is it good for cycling to be in the media?

I used to love seeing cycling-related articles appear in the newspaper. It seemed as if cycling was finally being accepted by the mainstream of society and that it would only be a matter of time until cycling became the accepted … Continue reading

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Bikes (and other things) around Newcastle lately

Yesterday I was surprised to see not one but two adults commuting by scooter, could this be a new trend around here? I was also shocked to see this in a shop window in Islington:So very like my Speedwell, only … Continue reading

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On helmet hair

Helmet hair is one of the turn offs for women when contemplating bike riding, especially when it comes to commuting to work or going out somewhere special. I don’t find it especially worrisome, so thought I would show how the … Continue reading

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2012: My biking year in review

2012 started out as a great biking year for me, I reached a level of fitness around about May that I had not had for a long time, and, inspired, also by my restoration of the old Bennett, was biking … Continue reading

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Bikes in the Media

Following on from this post, where I recently documented how bikes are becoming a ubiquitous part of advertising, I have had some more exciting print media finds in the past few days …It is great to see bike riding being … Continue reading

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