From Claudette to Claud

    After the untimely demise of the much loved Claudette, I set about the unenviable task of trying to find a worthy replacement. My issue here was that I didn’t actually want a different bike. The Reynolds 531 frame provided such a robust and reliable structure, and carried the weight and strain of touring…

Aviemore – A winter cycle

A nice weekend away turned into a bit of an epic cycle. The sleeper train to Aviemore with my bike, coupled with a short cycle at each end, made for a cost effective and interesting way to facilitate the logistics of 2 days in the Cairngorms. Bitterly cold both days, slightly challenging conditions on the…