random@woollypigs

where a random English Dane rambles things

Author

extra

Pushbike Song

My music player randomly fell over this song today, which made me smile : Sh, sh, ahh,Sh, sh, ahh, Sh, sh, ahh,Sh, sh, ahh, Ridin’ along on my pushbike, honey When I nowhere near you Round down town, in a… Continue Reading →

City and urban planner, meet the bicycle

We have just got home from two months in Australia and New Zealand where we cycled a great deal. It made it clear to me that you (city or urban planner) have never meet the bicycle, so let me introduce… Continue Reading →

Quotes about cycling

It just hit me last night that we have all these great quotes about cycling and all of them are just spot on. These quotes comes from some of the most powerful and clever people who has walked on this… Continue Reading →

School pupils given free bikes to ride to classes

Now this is a splendid idea and a very good move by the headteacher Mark Ranford at Berry Hill High School, I tip my hat. Almost 60 new pupils at a secondary school have been given free bikes so they… Continue Reading →

Save the Herne Hill Velodrome

I have never been there, something has always come up, but would really like to one day. Today I found this and this velodrome have to be saved. For many reasons Olympic history, for London, for cycling etc. Please join… Continue Reading →

39 stone cyclist (not any more)

This is a great story and he got me beat with 16 stones, way to go ! I was at 20+ stones (130kg give or take) when I started to cycle again. It was hard to get back in the… Continue Reading →

Horsey

Now this is a funky little idea. Great for horsing (sorry) around town. Now we just need to make it light up at night. And what about unicorn or a racing raging bull or even a pack of dogs pulling… Continue Reading →

SillyCyclist

Today I learned that a great London blogger have honoured me with using the same(‘ish) title as me for some of my posts. croydoncyclist.wordpress.com aka cyclegaz on Twitter have some great videos on youtube about SillyCyclists. It is great to… Continue Reading →

YikeBike

I just fell over this the other day. It is not really a bicycle as cycle in the good old pedalling style, though it got two wheels. I really do like the look and design of this, thinking outside the… Continue Reading →

After effect of the SKY rides

So this is a few days after the big SKY ride in London and nearly a few months since the Ealing one. The Ealing one was a great success, I saw since I was working there. Many thousand happy cycles… Continue Reading →

Changes in the air

Well I have now read two articles in the Daily Mail which is about cycling where cyclist are not being put out to hang. No they are rather good articles and articles that is normally seen in the Guardian or… Continue Reading →

The highway code

The highway code does also apply to you as a cyclist, after all your are a road user on a vehicle. So do spend some time and have a good old read of the highway code. It will open your… Continue Reading →

SillyDriver III

I have just got back from my holidays. Cycled 260 miles north on our touring bicycles and only had two incidents, where only one of them was outside London. An overtaking taxi who was very close to me on way… Continue Reading →

The Bicycle USB Charger

Just found this one, nice little simple thing and by the looks of it will do the job. If you just need to charge something via USB this is the one. Most mobile phones and mp3 players let you do… Continue Reading →

A good idea, there Bryony.

I’m not going to gloat but I did think about this a few years back, but Bryony was first to put it on paper so to speak. Make full Bikeability cycle training compulsory before anyone can pass their driving test…. Continue Reading →

Expotitions by BoyCycle

A friend of mine’s offspring, is taking on a four days ride in support of Epidermolysis Bullosa is a genetic condition and have set up a JustGiving site too. In two week’s time Zak (my 8 year old) and I… Continue Reading →

Cycle Show 2010

From the 7th of October until the 12th of October is the time to look at some bicycle related p0rn at the Cycle Show @ Earls Court, London. The Cycle Show once again sets the scene for all cycling fans… Continue Reading →

Shweeb – cost-effective transport solution

I just fell over this on my daily crawl tru’ the internet. All I can honestly say about this, it is a great roller-coaster. Taking the cyclist away from the roads ain’t the way to go. A bicycle is a… Continue Reading →

Free E-books from London cyclist

Londoncyclist.co.uk have produced two eBooks, Guide to Cycling in London and Bicycle Maintenance Made Ridiculously Easy, free for you to download. I have had quick scan of these two eBook and I enjoyed then, very well written and full of… Continue Reading →

Use Your Head – Stop at Red

Now this is something good. I hope that you’ll sign this, if you haven’t already. We (cyclists) are only hurting ourselves if we keep red light jumping (RLJ) and breaking the Highway Code in other ways. The more cyclists who… Continue Reading →

© 2018 random@woollypigs — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑