The cycling revolution

As avid followers of my cycling category will know I recently bought a new bicycle and have been riding it hither and thither. I find that after a day of doing drawing or admin or websites or blogging getting out into the fresh air is just what you need. I go though fairly uninteresting housing…

Cycling blogs

There are lots of cycling blogs of course, but these are three by people I know: Pedallingmythoughts Cycling blog by Ian, the brilliant but quirky youth adviser for the Oxford Diocese. His Youthblog is here and is called Youthblog, but it is his cycling blog we are interested in today. Lots of interesting and inspiring…

The bicycle

The bicycle

Above: The bicycle, with my old bike, a 1991 Kona mountain bike, behind. You may remember that a month or so ago I talked about Buying a bicycle, and then a week or two ago said that I had ordered it. Well, it has now arrived. The bike I went for was the Claud Butler…

Cycle lanes

Tim posted this great site in the comments. It shows monthly examples of poorly designed Cycle lanes, cycle paths and cycle routes. Amusing, but beware, you can waste a bit of time looking at them all. I should know. I have to say I’m not sure whether cycle lanes are a good idea. The roads…

Go by bicycle

I ordered a bicycle today. I’ll tell you more about it next week as the dinner is nearly ready. In the meantime, take a look at Go by bicycle, which includes 15 good reasons to go places by bicycle as well as flyers you can print to spread the word. If you see someone you…

Buying a bicycle

Several of the clergy bloggers I linked to yesterday have been talking about cycling recently. Maggi has been learning to ride a bike, whilst Paul has written this rather good piece ‘Bicycles – surely a sign of the kingdom‘. And there‚Äôs something truly wonderful about a machine which can propel a human being at speeds…