A Highland microadventure with Pinnacle
A few weeks ago Evans Cycles kindly invited me on a trip to the highlands to help celebrate ten years of their in-house bike brand, Pinnacle. As you can see we pedalled, pushed and carried our fleet of limited edition Pinnacle Arkose bicycles across some gorgeous countryside.(more…)
Five of my favourite American campsites
One of the happiest experiences of my North American cycle tour was camping in national, state and county parks. Costing between $4 and $24 a night, I was happy to pay for a place to pitch my tent.(more…)
A chat with Emily Chappell
Meet Emily Chappell, a hero of mine. A reformed London cycle courier, she’s cycled from Wales to Japan, from Anchorage to Seattle in the depth of winter and raced across Europe on the gruelling Transcontinental Race.(more…)
Welcome to the Jumble
What is the secret of a bike jumble?
The Manchester Velodrome Cycle Jumble is the largest indoor event of its kind in the world. I’ve attended as a shopper for a few years, and headed along this year as a stall holder.
I thought it would be a good way to make some spends and clear out clutter. Turns out that wasn’t the point.(more…)
Cycling in the Sahara
“I got a bottle of fanta – I didn’t drink it – I just rolled it over my head…”
Around 30 years ago, my Dad’s best mate – Phil Collins* – decided to take his bicycle to Morocco. Based on his experiences, this is a short podcast about how not to go cycling in the Sahara.(more…)
How to not ride home for Christmas
A short podcast about failing at cycling.(more…)