B Group Ride

Yesterday, I knew the group ride was going to be depleted as Phil was at Center Parcs with family and Barry was at a bike jumble in Manchester. But as it happened, neither Les nor Steve turned up either. No problem, the rest of us rode with the Fusion CC B group. It was also […]

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Bank Holiday Monday Bike Ride with Derek

It was Derek who got me back into cycling in 2013 with an invite to join Fusion CC based out of Dronfield, and throughout my membership he was a regular on the Sunday club runs and the Tuesday chain gang rides, which he described as “cycling at a vomit-inducing pace”, he wasn’t far wrong. After […]

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Accident No. 2

After a two year break from my blog I feel I owe an explanation to any readers who may come across my resumed musings, or indeed anyone who picks up where where I left off. Two years is a long time. But before I get to the subject of this post I thought there may […]

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Pelican Cycles Ride – Chesterfield

If I can, work permitting, I like to get out on the bike on a Wednesday evening for the Pelican Cycles weekly ride. It’s aimed at riders capable of keeping a reasonable pace for 30/40 miles. Although new riders are always welcome and will be coaxed along. The group always waits for the slower riders […]

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Everesting Beeley Moor

At the weekend, 1st June to be precise, Pete Johnson attempted to “Everest” Beeley Moor, aka Hell Bank in the Derbyshire Peak District.

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Out and About in the Peaks

This weekend was all set-up for walking and camping in the Peak District, with my friend Clive. But due to circumstances both Friday and Saturday had to be cancelled. Not sure if we’ll be walking tomorrow, though. Now, I’d put off another friend, David, who wanted to go cycling in the Peak District, but with […]

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Nostalgic Ride for David

Ever since David, a friend from Lincoln, came out with me in the hills of Derbyshire a few weeks ago, we’ve been wanting to do it again.

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