Archive for ‘Soapbox’

BMW Bully on Bracken Single Track National Cycle Route 1

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Whilst most drivers are considerate to cyclists on rural roads, last Sunday we encountered a particularly ignorant and dangerous driver speeding towards the 3 leading riders with lights flashing. The drivers knowledge of the highway code rules appeared to be none existent during this incident of uncontrollable road rage. The police have acted upon data […]

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The Skidby dip Devil Dog is about again (2/11/17)

Monday, November 6th, 2017

This is the dog that has caused 2 accidents – broken collar bone and two pelvic fractures – police have been informed again.

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Warning Southport to Hornsea CtoC Barrier

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Take care when leaving the west bound gravel track at the point shown on the map below as the 1/2 barrier across the track is invisible with the sun behind it

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Dudley's Helmet Post Accident

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Despite suffering fractures to his Pelvis and Sacrum his head injury was limited to a cut on the back of the head. The picture also suggest that it may not be wise to mount anything hard on the top of a helmet.

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Danger to Cyclists using farm road past ROTSEA CARR Pig Farm Hempholm

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Last Sunday we were prevented from using the short piece of farm road between the public roads from Rotsea and Hempholm, just after crossing the river bridge (bridlepath) we were stopped, by a very aggressive couple, from using the road past their farm. The sole – shouty – argument was that they were members of […]

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Ray Mikalauskus at Helmsley

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Ray has changed his image. We were so impressed When we went to Helmsley, as he was so well dressed. Coordinated jersey, which was a perfect fit, “Gore Bikewear” printed on his shorts (maybe stretched a bit), No baggy shorts, no bushy beard and no woolly pully Ray was on a mission to change his […]

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An ode to Tom

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Tom has changed his image. He has a lightweight bike. He brought it out to Goodmanham to show us what it's like. Equipped with super lightweight wheels and all the latest gear With very light components, introduced this year. He looked like David Millar as, looking down on us, He climbed the hills whilst chatting […]

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