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

21 Dec 2016: The 1951 Tour de France

I recently managed to find a Tour de France souvenir from my birthyear, 1951. It’s a map of the route with a border of caricatures of the great coureurs who … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

30 Jul 2016: Money, money, money – what have we achieved?

I have to admit to a mistake I made two years ago. When I originally set up this blog and the charity appeal for Alzheimer’s Society, the fundraising target I … Continue reading

July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

9 Jan 2016: winter fuel payments

Sorry for the long period of inactivity – I’m back from a long research visit to Melbourne, and have hardly been on a bike for a couple of months now. … Continue reading

January 9, 2016