The Mistress’s 300km randonnee Take the AUK time travel capsule back to sometime in the 1990s. You’ve landed in Majorca on a bicycle training camp. It is the end of the evening and Rocco Richardson is loitering, chatting up one of the older lady cyclists. Suddenly this voice booms across the room, ‘Rocco, bed!’ It … Continue reading →
In terms of kilometres covered, my Festive 500 was a total success with 555 km. A brilliant patch to join my other 9 Festive patches turned up from Harrison’s Fund. This made me really happy. However, I didn’t meet my secret target of raising a £/km ridden. As my fundraising page is still live, I … Continue reading →
The Art of running errands by bike, or errandonneuring Christmas has been and gone. The lights in people’s houses that had kept you energised on the commute home by bike have been packed away. The fun rides to bring back a Christmas tree by bike trailer have been done. Endless cold, wet, frosty and perhaps … Continue reading →
2009 started pretty much like any other year. The usual winter e-mails were exchanged suggesting overseas rides in the sun. I said yes to John Barkman’s idea of Madrid Gijon Madrid (MGM1200); then good friend Nick Dale from Western Australia suggested riding London Edinburgh London (LEL1400) with the WA lads, another yes. Gold Rush 1200 … Continue reading →
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