Archive for November, 2010

ON YER BIKE: Ban seat belts to help beat the bulge

Posted on November 30th, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

Tuesday 30th November 2010 James Styring
The advantages of cycling are so obvious it’s not worth banging on about them – cycling is quicker across town, it doesn’t pollute or cause congestion, it’s better for you, and of course it’s a whole lot cheaper than running a car or getting the bus.
What is interesting, though, […]

ON YER BIKE: Sitting pretty on a piece of cycling history

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

10:00am Tuesday 23rd November 2010 By Honour Tomkinson
I was recently given a B67 S Aged for my birthday, classically sprung for supreme comfort but wider and softer than other models.
It sounds like I got given a bed mattress, but I am actually describing my newly-acquired Brooks saddle.
This is my first Brooks and I now […]

On Yer Bike: Probably the best bike shop in the world

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

10:00am Tuesday 16th November 2010 By James Styring
Bike shops: All change, please… I’ve always had a soft spot for Bike Zone. It sells and services an astonishing number of bikes for a shop that’s little larger than a garden shed.
The manager, Neil, has worked there all the 15 years I’ve lived in […]

ON YER BIKE: Wedded to idea of a DIY Living Street

Posted on November 2nd, 2010 by by CycloxEditor

By James Styring in the Oxford Mail
“DO you take Beech Croft Road to be your loyal, wedded street?” asked a man wearing a dramatically tall top hat.
“I do,” replied a woman in witch attire.
“Do you promise to adopt and to love, to fund and maintain this street until votes do you part?”
“I do.”
And so Councillor […]