SHAVED LEGGED FREAKS

Posted on Categories NewsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments on SHAVED LEGGED FREAKS

I first shaved my legs aged 14. Sitting in the bath I spotted my Mum’s razor and began at the easy bit, my quads. Downy fur floated around me as I hacked… Continue reading SHAVED LEGGED FREAKS

MUSIC FOR PAIN

Posted on Categories NewsTags , , , , , , , , , , 3 Comments on MUSIC FOR PAIN

Cycling is an antidote. An escape from the mundanity of existence. A cure for a broken heart. Or just a laugh.
It helps with life. Like music. The daydream country lane folk tune. The thunking house croon warmup or the thrashing guitar rock jump.
But right now my soundtrack is pain. Continue reading MUSIC FOR PAIN

MAKE LIFE HARDER

Posted on Categories NewsTags , , , , , , 1 Comment on MAKE LIFE HARDER

Life is easy. Most of us will never fight. Fight to eat, fight for antibiotics, fight wars, fight much at all. Except our urges.
Many of us live in a bizarrely contorted society where the fight is for better holidays, better toys, better furniture. Life is good. And yet we seem so miserable. Continue reading MAKE LIFE HARDER

FROM THE CYCLIST TO THE DRIVER

Posted on Categories NewsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on FROM THE CYCLIST TO THE DRIVER

Cycling is very safe. But we have all felt the terror of the close shave, or near death accident.

Cyclists and drivers are the same species, we’re just the same. But often we don’t understand each other. I wanted to humanize the fear cyclists can feel, and try and explain what is at stake, in human terms. Continue reading FROM THE CYCLIST TO THE DRIVER

GUEST BLOG, @ACCIDENTOBIZARO: FEAR OF CYCLING & CROSS THE CURE.

Posted on Categories NewsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on GUEST BLOG, @ACCIDENTOBIZARO: FEAR OF CYCLING & CROSS THE CURE.

@AccidentoBizaro is funny. And anonymous. Because she (she!) has DARK BROODING TERRIFYING SECRETS to hide. Like…*insert stories about gun totting giraffes and eating things after their sell-by date here*. But in this blog she talks about finding the thing you love, amongst a bunch things you should like. Thanks Accidento! Continue reading GUEST BLOG, @ACCIDENTOBIZARO: FEAR OF CYCLING & CROSS THE CURE.

INSIDIOUS CYCLING INJURIES. PART I: A CAUTIONARY SPINAL TALE

Posted on Categories NewsTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on INSIDIOUS CYCLING INJURIES. PART I: A CAUTIONARY SPINAL TALE

This is Part I of a series on preventing long-term cycling injury. Not all, but mainly spinal and joint issues. I am very genuine about not wanting anyone to suffer as I do, and above all, not to have to stop cycling. Continue reading INSIDIOUS CYCLING INJURIES. PART I: A CAUTIONARY SPINAL TALE