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

26 Mar 2016: The great navigator…?

Went for a training ride from just south of Colchester to Anglesey Abbey, near Cambridge. I used Cyclestreets to plan the route – it should have been 52 miles. I … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Remarkable old blokes #2: Velocio

Paul de Vivie, who used the splendid nom de plume VĂ©locio, was born in 1853 in the Vaucluse department of south-east France. He was the great pioneer of French club … Continue reading

October 31, 2015

30 May 2015: Training begins….

A chance to do a long ride yesterday, to begin the year-long training campaign. We arranged to meet some of the family for lunch at 12.15 at Hemingford Grey – … Continue reading

May 31, 2015