Monthly Archives: March 2012

#104 – Strangers on a Train

Today we reach a milestone, I’m now half way through the list. 125/250.

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Singular Pegasus – second ride

A slightly more successful ride today. I headed out on the same route as yesterday, however this time the chainset didn’t self-destruct part-way round. Glorious sunshine, mostly dusty trails, a superb bike to ride, and a cold beer waiting when … Continue reading

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Singular Pegasus – first ride

It all started out so well. After lots of faffing around trying to find all the bits I needed to take with me I headed out on the road climb out of town. The climb was dispatched at a somewhat … Continue reading

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#110 – High Noon

It’s actually half past seven. 124/250

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650B. Why?

For many years mountain bikes all had the same size wheels, 559mm or 26″ to you and me. This worked well and you never had to worry about tyres fitting. Sometime in the last decade or so, 29″ (622mm) wheels … Continue reading

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#250 – Hauru no ugoku shiro (Howl’s Moving Castle)

Another Ghibli film, one Dan raves about and I’ve never seen. Half-way review: It’s like a Japanese Disney on acid. 123/250

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Fairport Convention – Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

It’s that Wintour time of year again, so we made the annual pilgrimage to Swindon to see Fairport Convention. Support tonight came from Kieran Goss who chatted and played songs for 20 minutes or so before being joined on stage … Continue reading

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