The inversion conversion

Miles versus kilometres. Continue reading “The inversion conversion”

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The science of nicknames

Journalists, for a long time, have enjoyed making up nicknames for sports people. There is a long tradition of creating monikers for cyclists in an effort to popularise the sport.  Continue reading “The science of nicknames”

Cycling in Siracusa – Sicily

There are a number of things to consider when selecting a destination for a cycling holiday. Top of the googling ( I know this is not a proper word, its just one I’ve recently adopted, having had a lost in translation moment with an italian chap ) is usually the cycling terrain. The likely weather conditions are also an important consideration, and of course all the practical matters; getting there, bike hire etc. Continue reading “Cycling in Siracusa – Sicily”