Where: At the King Edward statue, corner of Union Street and Union Terrace. When: Saturday 3rd February from 11:30am – 12:30pm. Aberdeen City Council wants to pedestrianise the city centre … Continue reading Calling all Aberdonians!
This is a cyclist: This is me: A cyclist has special clothing for cycling, a helmet, an expensive bike, clip-on shoes, and they travel fast. I, on the other hand, … Continue reading I am not a cyclist
It has been three years since we dispensed with the family car and I don’t regret it, not even a little bit. Car ownership is governed by the same law … Continue reading Living without a family car
Penelope – that’s her name. My new Pashley is called Penelope. I think I emerged from the womb riding a Pashley because it feels so natural. When we’re cycling I’m … Continue reading Born to ride a Pashley
For more than half my life I have wanted a Pashley. When I lived in Cambridge as a 20-year-old I saw people cycling around on these magnificent-looking bicycles. I couldn’t … Continue reading My mid-life crisis Pashley
This is the expectation on Union St because there is no cycle path. Children are wobbly on bicycles and do not always cycle in a straight line. Buses are huge … Continue reading Why does the Aberdeen city council think it’s acceptable for children to cycle in the bus lane?
We gathered on the Beach Esplanade at 11am this morning for the Aberdeen Pedal on Parliament ride. This is the third year running for Aberdeen and the sixth year for … Continue reading Pedal on Parliament 2017 Aberdeen
Things didn’t go quite according to plan today. We booked the nearest car-club car this morning but it had a flat battery. We’ve been members of the car club for two … Continue reading Haddo House and Country Park
The other week I wrote about how the view on my ride to Newton Dee is different all the time. Today it looks like this. The cycle path had a … Continue reading The view from the cycle path
Elizabeth took her new wheels for a spin today. She let me have a turn. Her new bike is a Bobbin bike and is exactly how a bike should be … Continue reading Bobbin bikes
Before I go to bed each night I read the #cycling Twitter feed. There’s some good stuff there. Here are some of the things I’ve seen recently. I thought … Continue reading Some cool things from the #cycling Twitter feed
I was cycling my daughter to school this morning – she is only 6 years old – and a man in a van shouted at us, “You should have a … Continue reading Don’t swear at mothers cycling their kids to school