Richard Bloomfield

Richard is the founder of Dublin Bike Blog. He commutes to work every day by bike, come rain or shine, on his Dutch city bike. You can read more from Richard on his blog richardbloomfield.ie.

Author Archives: Richard Bloomfield

Sometimes cyclists are in the wrong

By | 10 August, 2017

When having discussions about conflicting road usage, it’s often happens that we blame the ‘other side’.

Cyclists blame motorists, and motorists blame cyclists. It’s easy to demonise a different ‘group’ of road users, when in actual fact it’s never just one ‘side’ that’s in the wrong. Normally there’s problems on both sides.

Wet feet

By | 2 August, 2017

I’m sat at my desk trying to ignore my feet, which are both wet and cold!

I thought I had dressed for the wet weather when I set off for work this morning. I had my waterproof jacket and trousers on, and a baseball cap to keep the rain from my eyes. But I now realise that I hadn’t paid enough attention to my shoes.