Category Archives: Commuting

Back on the Gatley run!

It’s been several weeks since I’ve done the Gatley run, sadly that puts me back on course for Wilmslow road, it wasn’t too bad though. I see a new shop has opened there on Stonepale, Bikehaus, looks pretty cool, liking … Continue reading

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Do it the Dutch way! – Please read this and share

I heard about this when I attended the meeting at the Town Hall earlier this month. The Dutch are taught when learning to drive to open the driver’s door with their opposite arm, thus forcing them to look over their … Continue reading

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THINK! – Please have a read, it will do us all some good to remind ourselves

The number of cyclists seriously injured has increased in recent years, faster than the increase in cyclists out on the roads. The facts The number of cyclists killed increased by 10% from 107 in 2011 to 118 in 2012 The … Continue reading

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Storm chasing on the fixie this morning!

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Great day for two wheeled love!

Was heading out with the P.E. Department and a good friend and colleague to the National Cycling Center today, so road to work on the hardtail. WHY didn’t i start doing this years ago!? SAFE and FUN! The grin on … Continue reading

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A fitting tribute

Fallowfield residents have organised the Wilmslow Road memorial to remind cyclists and motorists of the dangers at the accident hotspot A haunting ‘ghost bike’ tribute has been installed to mark the spot where a student cyclist was killed earlier last … Continue reading

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Rider down… :(

I just rode past the aftermath of this… Wilmslow Road closed in both directions following the crash which happened at around 3.25pm this afternoon. Cement lorry believed to have been involved A cyclist has been killed after an accident involving … Continue reading

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National Cycling Centre

Met with the general manager of the NCC this morning, along with the Velodrome, BMX track and MTB center managers to see if we could forge links with the college and make use of the facilities. On the back of … Continue reading

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Velocity 2025 partner school program

I’m absolutely delighted to have been asked to be the college representative for the Transport Department for Manchester’s Velocity 2025 initiative. http://cycling.tfgm.com/velocity/  

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Wet but warm!

Okay, it’s wet now!!

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