Author Archives: belugablogger

Darkside of the hoon

Being a mountain biker at heart, my only real experience of riding on the road is either commuting or touring on a mixture of quiet roads and bridleways, so the idea of a skinny wheeled road bike had never really … Continue reading

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MYOG : Crown Race Tool

Fitting a fork is one of those things that most bike owners don’t get to do very often, so they find it difficult to justify the cost of a professional tool to do the job. If you fall into this … Continue reading

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I’ve started, but I may not finish.

As the saying goes “You must lead, by example”, so I’ve started on my own personal odyssey on the County Town Network Over the Christmas period, we were visiting friends in the Midlands, so I took the opportunity to bag … Continue reading

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The Empire Strikes North

I’ve now added Scottish county towns to the network – welcome chaps. (Rather appropriate blog entry title, as I understand that it’s not unlike the Ice planet ‘Hoth’ in certain parts of Scotland at the moment) Scotland officially has ‘unitary … Continue reading

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County Town Network heads west

As mentioned on the CTN website┬áI’ve now included the Welsh county towns in the network. Some of the Welsh county towns are similar to Newport (Isle of Wight) in that they don’t have a railway, so I’ve followed the pattern … Continue reading

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Scratching an itch

You may be familiar with the situation where you have an idea but never get round to doing anything about it – well I had one of those ideas a while back and have finally got round to unleashing it … Continue reading

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