Category Archives: Travel

What’s it like to cycle in London?

I was coming down in the lift at CLG (Department of Communities and local Government) this atfernoon with my folding bike and a woman asked what it was like cycling in London, so I thought I’d show her. These videos … Continue reading

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Just because you can doesn’t mean you should (fly)

Did you see this? European railways are taking on the low-cost airlines. On 5 February Alstom unvieled its new AGV train. This is the successor to the TGV which is 25 years old and already holds the world rail speed … Continue reading

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A suggestion for Transport For London

When you’re cycling for work and you have to get toa meeting, or whatever, for a particular time and you’re on unfamiliar territory, things can get a little stressful. This is why the Route Planner on the Transport for London … Continue reading

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Rugby station back in action

Rugby has been in the news already this year because the over run  of the rail engineering works. In the last year a new platform has been built (pictured) and engineering works take place quite often. However, as a rail … Continue reading

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Land’s End to John o’ Groats on the National Cycle Network – the challenge

This article was written for ‘The Ranger’, the Sustrans Volunteer Rangers Newsletter, and an edited version was published in the Autumn 2007 edition. I first cycled from Land’s End to John o’ Groats in May/June 2006. I was pleased I’d … Continue reading

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Land’s End to John o’ Groats on the National Cycle Network

This article was written for 'The Ranger', the Sustrans Volunteer Rangers Newsletter, and an edited version was published in the Autumn 2007 edition. I first cycled from Land's End to John o' Groats in May/June 2006. I was pleased I'd … Continue reading

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The Participation Ride 2007

From 27 August to 7 September I was blogging by way from Land’s End to John o’ Groats on a bicycle. The blog is over here. The 12-day, 1250-mile challenge started from Land’s End on 27 August and finished at … Continue reading

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The Participation Ride 2007

From 27 August to 7 September I was blogging by way from Land's End to John o' Groats on a bicycle. The blog is over here. The 12-day, 1250-mile challenge started from Land's End on 27 August and finished at … Continue reading

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The Participation 2006

From 29 May to 7 June 2006 I was blogging my way from Land’s End to John o’ Groats on a bicycle. The blog is over here. I covered 980 miles in 10 days and raised £1,090 for ruralnet|uk‘s Participation … Continue reading

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