October Diary

Having spent the first two weeks of October on holiday and seemingly watching what seemed like half of Portugal cycling the roads of The Algarve I was eager to get back on the bike. The plan was to drop the suitcases and grab a couple of hours on the Hampshire lanes but I had not…

Who Is The Cycling ‘Banksy’?

A story appeared in this weeks Cycle Clips, the CTC e-mail magazine Who is the cycling ‘Banksy’? The artist known as ‘Banksy’ is a secretive and seldom seen figure whose identity is a mystery. Equally mysterious is an unusually fast cyclist who has been spotted on the ride-logging website Strava this week. The rider has been claiming…

Cycle Hire In The Algarve

A two-week holiday in the Algarve and the cycling shoes swapped for hiking boots. Sunday morning was no different from any other sunny day in the Algarve save that is the day when most of the Portuguese cyclists take to the road. Whether numbers were boosted by Rui Costas win last week as the new road…