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The Best Laid Plans of Bikes & Men


The best laid plans of bikes and men often go awry. This week we planned a ride of multiple hill repeats in an attempt to cycle the total altitude of the infamous cycling climb of Alpe D’Huez, a whopping 3,598ft! A process we adapted from the famous “Everesting” challenges, which we are ingeniously calling “Alpe D’heuz-ing”! We headed out to ... Read More »

Yorkshire “cyclists are traffic menaces” councillor banned from driving!


Today it emerged that anti cycling Yorkshire Councillor John Andrew Quinn, who accused cyclists of being “traffic menaces” in the weeks before Le Grand Depart has been banned from driving after being found to have almost twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system! Quinn claimed that cyclists were “a law unto themselves” who “rode through his village at ... Read More »

Tour De France, Etape 3, Londres (In Pictures and Video)


So, we took the 13mile trip from RCB HQ to London to watch the end of Stage 3 of the Tour De France. Here’s some pictures and videos of what we saw! Below is a video of the race flying past me, near parliament. (Apologies for the quality and distance, unfortunately I was too late getting to London to get ... Read More »