commuting

The showerless commute – result

I gave the showerless commute a try last week and promised an update to let you know how I got on. I’m glad to say, a success and I will be a showerless commuter from now on. My routine is that I get to work, clean up with baby wipes, […]

Cycle commuting – to shower or not to shower

For a lot of potential cycle commuters the issue of “ponging a bit of sweat” is what puts them off giving it a try and I must say I’ve been very lucky. The last few jobs I’ve had provided decent facilities for their cycling workforce, including showers. So I’ve always got showered […]

Winter cycling for the newly converted.

Most folks seem to have come back to work today after the winter break and I’m wondering how many of the shiny bikes in the rack belong to new cyclists who made a new year’s resolution to get fit, get healthy or lose weight? It can’t be the most fun part […]

Pedal for Scotland 2016 – 4 weeks to go

Something happened this week, well a couple of things really. Firstly I found out that the organisers have changed the route and the finish. The route is apparently much more hilly and some riders were saying that last year’s route was not suitable for riders who were not used to hills […]

Cycling culture – a tale of 2 cities

I enjoyed a recent holiday down to the Cotswolds full of intentions of cycling as a way to see local towns and villages. Unfortunately I didn’t get the chance to go cycling myself, but on a day trip out to Oxford I did experience a whole new cycling culture that […]

How to fix a puncture

I’ve been enjoying having my cycle buddy back over the last month. Kate now meets me most nights when I’m on my way home from work and we cycle home together. This does mean though that she’s now had her first puncture – BOO!  And from that I learned a […]