I love speaking to other cyclists about their cycling adventures and favourite routes; overseas sportives and cycling holidays always interest me. Continue reading “Cycling chat”
What is the collective noun for a group of bicycles?
If a group of bicycles has riders, then the obvious answer is a peloton, or we could adopt the Italian term grupetto to name them collectively, but these terms really belong to the grand tours. Continue reading “What is the collective noun for a group of bicycles?”
At The Small Hall we subscribe to the popular cyclists’ theory that the correct number of bicycles to own, is current number +1. Continue reading “Running errands”
The internet does not need a guide to New York from me, there are already so many specialist sites. I cannot think of an obscure enough search that wouldn’t return a plethora of results. Continue reading “New York”
A novel idea
I read this week that the wine merchant Corney & Barrow have teamed up with the Sunday Times wine critic Damian Barr, to create A Book and a Bottle. Each month the partnership choose a novel and recommend a wine to accompany it. Continue reading “A novel idea”
When is a hill a climb?
When can a ride up a hill be called a climb, and when is calling a hill a climb just showing off a little? Continue reading “When is a hill a climb?”
If you’re wondering…
The Small Hall is not named, as someone recently suggested, because my surname is Hall and I’m vertically challenged. My last name is Millar and I’m of average height. Continue reading “If you’re wondering…”
Coffee with a Dame
I believe a perfect cycle ride is not complete without a good coffee. Continue reading “Coffee with a Dame”
A reading challenge for cyclists
The long days of summer are over, it is now, as we settle in to autumn, that I like to start reading again. Continue reading “A reading challenge for cyclists”