Category Archives: cycling

Dundaga wool – excess baggage from Latvia

We’re just back from a cycling holiday in the Kurzeme region of Latvia. It was blessedly flat, mostly cool and occasionally damp, and we saw an awful lot of pine trees. We started and ended in the capital, Riga, which … Continue reading

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In Pompey’s steps

We are back from our Girona to Toulouse cycle trip. I, my dear husband, our two bikes and our two new bike transportation bags are all, more or less, in one piece, although the bags will need a few repairs … Continue reading

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Stuff sacks

Nowadays, almost every foldable jacket or pair of waterproof trousers comes in its own compact little bag – a so-called stuff sack. That didn’t used to be the case, and I still own a lot of walking and cycling gear … Continue reading

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Bike transportation bags – finished

So, here are the bags I’ve made, firstly (as modelled by my dear husband) containing a bike and with cardboard in the inside pockets. Even I can carry it for short distances like this despite the unwieldy size, and the … Continue reading

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The missing magnet

I’m making preparations for a cycle tour in a few weeks’ time. Last year when we cycled along the Riviera I didn’t take my bike computer to track the distances because I found at the last minute that it had … Continue reading

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Rabbit revealed

We’ve been basking in hot weather since Saturday – almost unheard of for a bank holiday weekend. As a result I’ve been rather lax with my various crafting projects, I’ve been lazing in the garden or strolling in the sunshine … Continue reading

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