Monthly Archives: June 2011

Titanium bike fest

40 miles out to the lake and back with Ian, both on our Titanium road bikes. I was on my Singular Firebird, and Ian on his De Rosa Titanio. It was bloody hot, I ran out of water, and by … Continue reading

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Cycle Friendly?

According to the Bath Cycling Summit programme, one of our staff is leading a discussion group entitled “Becoming a Cycle Friendly Employer”. This is from an organisation which recently disbanded it’s Cycle User Group, and is doing nothing related to … Continue reading

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Things that annoy me #2

Companies who still can’t get email right. Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 17:20:43 GMT From: LOVEFiLM To: Richard Subject: Richard’s Essential Cinema: 2011 Hot List + Win The Fighter on DVD Dear Richard, We are sorry but we are having … Continue reading

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Muddy funsters

The original plan was to head out with Sandy and Simon for the organised Midsomer Madness ride this evening, but a dodgy knee meant I decided to stay a bit more local in case a bailout was needed, and the … Continue reading

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Decade

I’ve been writing this shit for 10 years. I honestly don’t know where the time has gone.

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Let’s offroad

For the first time in I don’t know how long, I decided to ride a mountain bike. It was fun. It didn’t even creak much.

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Bikes = Bikes – 1

Breaking the habit of a lifetime, I actually sold a bike this week. Well, a bike frame really. Last year I bought a second Trek 69er Singlespeed frame and built it up with rigid forks, and then didn’t ride it. … Continue reading

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Shuttleworth Mid-Summer Air Display

It didn’t really live up to it’s name of the “Mid-Summer Air Display”. We gambled with the weather, and to be honest, we didn’t win. Whilst it didn’t rain until the end of the display, yet again the flying was … Continue reading

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#186 – Kill Bill: Vol. 2

I think I’ve only seen this the once, which means this viewing is long overdue. 108/250

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Late start

Thanks to the delights of working late because of a conference call this evening I had a lazy start to the day. Up at about 9 for bacon and egg rolls, then I rode into work the long way via … Continue reading

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