About this blog
Hello, I'm Roger Symonds and I have created this blog to highlight local and wider cycling issues. Given the incredible interest and increase in cycling we must not miss this opportunity to provide the the infrastructure that gets even more people out on bikes in a safer environment.
Category Archives: Routes and events
We brought our bikes here to La Force on the back of the car, so that we could do a few cycle rides while we are here. La Force is close to Carcassonne and well positioned for rides to surrounding … Continue reading
The Batheaston Bridge has now been open for some months. Although it was delayed and cost more than expected, it is an excellent design and provides access to National Cycle routes and an off road route into Bath for people … Continue reading
On Monday 22nd September 2014, my partner Nic and I decided to ride from Bristol to Portishead and back, mostly on old railway tracks along the Avon Gorge. Early that morning I had received one of my front teeth as … Continue reading
You could be excused if you thought that it would be easy to ride or walk all the way around the Chew Valley Lake, but you would be mistaken. This beautiful “man made” reservoir in the heart of the Valley, … Continue reading
What is probably the third ranking “Grand Tour” after Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia, the Vuelta began with Team Time Trials today. This is a three week race with more climbs and mountain top finishes than either of … Continue reading