Category Archives: Cycling

Water Flowers

  A couple of shots from last year, rediscovered while hunting my file system for something else entirely. Essentially some flowers in a New Forest stream looking almost as if they have been captured on infra-red film stock on account … Continue reading

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Hurst Castle

Here are couple of shots grabbed from today’s ride to Milford-on-Sea, Hurst Castle and Lymington. In the one above you can see the ramshackle castle in the foreground and the area to the west of Yarmouth in the background. I … Continue reading

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Specialized Rockhopper Pro 2013 – Emergency Upgrade!

One feature I quite liked about the Specialized Rockhopper Pro that I bought earlier in the year was that grips that were supplied, which included support for the pisiform bone of the wrist (the knobbly bit found at the bottom … Continue reading

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River Flowers and Yew Trees

Each day on the way to work for the last week or so I have spotted some flowers in the River Avon as I travelled along the Avon Causeway. The opportunities to photograph them were neither ideal nor particularly convenient, … Continue reading

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Specialized Rockhopper Pro 2013 Instant Upgrade

If I had to pick one thing about my new bike that really sucked it would have been the pedals. In fact, it was, so I replaced them with a pair of these. In fact, my advice is that if … Continue reading

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Specialized Rockhopper Pro 2013 – Initial Thoughts

Having replaced my ancient Specialized Rockhopper Comp with a Claude Butler something-or-other* some ten years ago I decided to take advantage of the Bikes4work scheme (or whatever it is called) that allows you to ‘purchase’ a bike over twelve months … Continue reading

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