July 28th, Brompton World Championship finals.

I received an exciting email yesterday, at least for a Brompton rider like myself.

So I’m in. I would like to say it’s due to previous athletic results and my obviously sporting nature. I can’t.. It was by ballot. I don’t care. I’m in and am looking forward to having a go.

See you there 🙂


Gary and Rob in surprise return to the TT


Rob Biggs and Gary Horspole


Sleaford sidecar racer Gary Horspole has announced he is to return to the Isle of Man to compete in the 2018 TT festival. He has teamed up with former passenger Rob Biggs to ride a brand new F2 outfit built by Dean Ryde.

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Not my story, the pilot..

This is not my story but I have to share it.

There were a lot of things we couldn’t do in an SR-71, but we were the fastest guys on the block and loved reminding our fellow aviators of this fact. People often asked us if, because of this fact, it was fun to fly the jet. Fun would not be the first word I would use to describe flying this plane. Intense, maybe. Even cerebral. But there was one day in our Sled experience when we would have to say that it was pure fun to be the fastest guys out there, at least for a moment.

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Evans Cycles, well played.

Evans are not the cheapest store around, although they do price match so can be competitive, but the retail service I’ve had has always been good from them.

Today is another one of those days.

My Garmin edge 1000 stopped working in Scotland just before Christmas. I took it into Evans where I bought it (£435 is not to be written off that easily) and they didn’t argue at all about it, they sent it straight back to wherever to be repaired. I was told I would hear back in about four weeks…

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