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Swings & Roundabouts

That’s what we say to describe life’s little up’s and down’s. You might prefer “gotta take the rough with the smooth”, or, “the Good Lord giveth and he taketh away”. In fact, now I think about it, both of those … Continue reading

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“Whadda We Want?” “A New Horn!” “Whenna We Wannit?” “NOW!”

I took part in my first ever mass demonstration yesterday, and me in my late 40’s. Just goes to show what a lazy easy-going person I am I guess. I joined 500 of my fellow London bikers in a slow … Continue reading

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Roll On Spring

Skies are gradually brightening. The Sun breaks through the cloud more often. We’ve now had five dry days in a row and the temperature is on the way up. Freezing days improved to cold, then mild. Get on your bike … Continue reading

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Central Park

HA! Gotcha! Thought you were about to read something about The Big Apple didn’tcha? But no, instead you have to listen to me ranting on about parking my bike in Central London LOL <– (that last bit to prove to … Continue reading

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What Sunday Mornings Are For

This morning’s bike ride was one of those life-affirming experiences that makes all your troulbes melt away. My club’s “Pot Luck” ride teamed all those who turned up with one or more partners, and each pair/group then zoomed off on … Continue reading

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:-) Passed! :-)

After 30 miles on slippery roads in the freezing cold my examiner gave me the good news. I made a couple of minor mistakes but overall he said it was a very good ride. I can now look forward to … Continue reading

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Testing Times

My I.A.M. Advanced Riding Test is only 24 hours away now, so I hope the observer who’s going to give me my mock test this morning either tells me I’m ready or gives me the last pieces of advice I … Continue reading

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