Happy 50th

Absolutely delighted to turn 50 at last. Feels like a proper age, and I can stop feeling like the kid on the block about to be found out to be an imposter. Two fantastic presents. Firstly, and best of all, a new hand-made shirt from my wife, the first for years (she has been too busy studying). Secondly, a motorcycle again. I have been promising myself one of these for years. Also, enjoyed a great meal out on my brother at the King and Thai near Ironbridge with my brother and Read more […]

Telford CyclewaysAnyone here familiar with the cycle paths in and around Telford? Maybe there are…

Telford CyclewaysAnyone here familiar with the cycle paths in and around Telford? Maybe there are some maps you could point me to. I am particularly interested in those that are apart from the roads. I recently purchased a recumbent bicycle and am not keen to learn to ride it amongst road traffic at the moment. Photo below is from Agence Rol [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons via Google+ https://plus.google.com/108083406947097710872/posts/8eyATnsiws7 Read more […]

Recumbent cycling

I may well regret this, but I have decided to invest in a recumbent bicycle. I have been thinking about getting a bike again for the last couple of years, prompted in part by the Government’s cycle to work scheme that effectively allows you to purchase a bike against gross income rather than net, post tax, pay. I used to enjoy cycling a lot, but I was of course much lighter and fitter then. In more recent years, I have found bikes far too uncomfortable to ride for long, even with so-called comfy Read more […]