Another Flat Tyre

By | 26 February, 2014

It’s hard to describe the exact feeling, but once you’ve experienced it a few times you learn to recognise it. The handling of the bike starts to feel a bit weird – a bit unstable – as if the wheels are sliding a bit to each side.

It’s the feeling of a flat tyre – and of the consequential loss of grip on the road.

Understanding Cycling on Pavements

By | 10 February, 2014

The Irish law is very clear when it comes to Pavements – it is illegal to cycle or drive along the pavement, with the only exception being to cross the pavement to access a driveway.

However, the issues surrounding cycling on the pavement stretch beyond the letter of the law, and often evoke very strong emotions on both sides.