HGV Drivers Need Compulsory Cycle Training

“Cyclists Are The Worst Road Users” a headline that drew my attention to an article in Cycling Weekly written by Bill Hockin, director of William C Hockin Transport who followed it up by saying HGV drivers are the best. Well you might as well be controversial if you want some publicity for your business but is…

The Final Countdown

One month to go until I tackle my biggest cycling challenge to date pedalling from Lands End to John O’Groats. Many thousands do it every year and I have been excited at the prospect and hoping I have the stamina and mental toughness to complete the challenge. Full time retirement convinced me that I needed…

A New Team Car

For our late summer holiday last year we enjoyed a drive down to Portugal through France and Spain stopping at various places to cycle the local countryside. Accommodation was sourced through Bookings.com using the i-phone usually a couple of days in advance but it soon became aparent we were missing some spectacular countryside so a bit…