First there was the condom poncho. Now I bring you the Haemorrhoid bike seat. I just got this new seat for my bike. The fantastic bike shop let me try three different … Continue reading The Haemorrhoid bike seat
Wearing a bicycle helmet is not compulsory in the UK or anywhere else in Europe and I don’t wear one when I go cycling. I am also vehemently opposed to compulsory … Continue reading Bicycle helmet legislation and Hövding
I’m Busby the Bakfiets, Rachel’s bicycle. It was very cold last night and everything froze, including me: My mistress tried to ride me this morning but couldn’t. First she tried … Continue reading A guest post from Busby the bike
My family was pleased to see me when I arrived back home from Barcelona, but they weren’t ecstatic or anything and they seemed to have managed just fine without me. … Continue reading “Daddy can’t do anything”
It’s getting close to the shortest day of the year now and according to BBC weather, sunrise is at 8:36am and sunset at 3:26pm in Aberdeen. However it’s light at … Continue reading Enchantment on a bicycle
There aren’t very many off-road cycle paths in Aberdeen but there is one very good one: Deeside Way. It runs along an old train line from Duthie Park all the … Continue reading Newton Dee
Now here’s a really cool bicycle. It’s got three wheels, solar panels and shelter from the elements. It’s fairly pricey at $5,495 but you don’t have to pay for insurance, … Continue reading The velomobile: I want one!
I have injured my heel while running and so have had to abandon this activity for the past few days while I hobble around and hope it gets better soon. … Continue reading Running vs cycling
My last precious days in York are flying by. We have a crazy couple of weeks in store as we must now pack up six months of our lives and … Continue reading Falling in love with inanimate objects
What kind of crazy person goes swimming in the North Sea in winter? My sister-in-law, that’s who. Yesterday, we went to Scarborough on the North Yorkshire coast, to join the … Continue reading Scarborough New Year’s Day Dip
I’ve just come back from picking Elizabeth up from nursery on my bicycle and now I want to have a whinge about the rain and wind. So here goes: I’m … Continue reading A whinge
He’s known in the school playground as the Terminator and here he is in my bakfiets. Be afraid, be very afraid.