**See update at bottom of post.** > The ASA said showing a rider without a helmet could encourage behaviour â€œprejudicial to health and safetyâ€ >
The town of Noto is renowned for its Baroque architecture, although not alone on this western side of Sicily. The earthquake of 1693 devastated most
Microadventures – When Macroadventures Don’t Come Soon Enough
We are itching to get away to milder, or at least more adventurous climbs, but are resigned now to the fact its not going to happen this side of the New Year. Meanwhile, I found this post about Microadventures that got me thinking. Perhaps I don’t need a grand adventure, or at least don’t need to fret about delaying it a little, if I can find simpler ways of finding an adventure closer to home.
Bike Ride in the New Forest
A bit slow in updates here, partly caused by problems with iOS 6 on the iPhone not transferring images via Photo Stream when I wanted
Cycling the Tarka Trail, North Devon
Mel and I spent the weekend in Great Torrington, North Devon, as she was taking part in an exhibition there. We took the motorhome again
A Very Happy Birthday
Well, it has in fact been a very fine day for a birthday. Despite intermittent rain showers before departure, we were blessed with a dry
Inevitable Downpour for a National Holiday, but not all bad
Well the Jubilee weekend turned out to be the par for the course pisser that pretty much sums up a British summer, although we did
Cycling Around Paloma Alta, Betis and Sierra de Fates
Getting back on the bike after what seems like an age, then encountering more than my fair share of dead ends and no entry roads, some very rough stuff, cows, horses and donkeys, mad men with guns – it all makes for an excellent day out.
Twitching at Las Lagunas de Campillos, Andalusia
We weren’t expecting the Spanish Inquisition – sorry, I meant to say cold. For some reason, despite having left the mountains, last night was a
A Mirador to Round Off the Ride of Cabo de Gata
After a day in the hills of the Capo de Gata, this mirador on the coast between Rodalquilar and Los Escallos was a welcome point to take a rest, enjoy the view, and reflect on the days efforts. I also learnt about ‘Love Locks’, so educational as well!