Old Bloke On An Old Bike

The story of the restoration of a 1950s classic bicycle for a Land's End – John O'Groats charity ride in aid of Alzheimer's Society

30 May 2016: Whoops!

Clumsy. It was the most unthreatening environment imaginable – I was out riding with friends on a perfectly good cycle path. Not paying attention to the bike in front which slowed down to pass some pedestrians, I ran into his back wheel. My 1950s vintage GB brakes couldn’t stop the bike quickly enough. All captured on video…

No significant damage done anyone or the bikes, but it does underline the need to pay attention – and I’ll look around for some better brake pads…

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This entry was posted on June 4, 2016 by in Training and tagged .
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