Wrestling The Bear

Sport is a strange beast, you can put in the hours of training and on the big day fail miserably, conversely you can feel awful before a match winning performance and a good friend of mine sums this up with the saying. Some days you eat the bear, some days the bear eats you. A…

Imperfect Storm

The closest relevance to cycling is that the storm prevented my Christmas Eve bike ride but mother nature takes no notice of  Christmas arrangements. An early morning chore in that I had to drive Mrs B to Sainsburys to collect the turkey confirmed my fears that I would not be cycling on Christmas Eve.  Flooded…

A Weekend in Lincoln

With many towns now promoting Christmas Markets few are as spectacular as Lincoln. The old cobbled streets, the castle and the cathedral all offer a backdrop and an atmosphere unsurpassed. The huge crowds are testimony to the popularity of this event so an invitation to spend the weekend in the city and a couple of cycle…