ragtime cyclist

cycling, pro cycling, and the bits inbetween

Quirky Adventures By Bike

One of the best things about heading out for a bike ride is the fact that, on any given day, you never know for sure exactly what you might see, … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Image Conscious Cyclist (or, how to become a Rapha model)

Once upon a time, taking a photo was a business not to be taken lightly. I for one think that the world is a poorer place for losing that sense … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 13 Comments

cycl-images #10

Pretty darn happy with the result #ColnagoLamp @Bikebug @Colnagoworld pic.twitter.com/axObAbTLHs — Carbon Addiction (@CarbonAddiction) January 12, 2015

January 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Independent Bike Shop – no customer care, great service!

There are many different types of bike shop. There are chain stores with economies of scale offering identikit equipment at competitive prices. There are on-line retailers with a big digital … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 10 Comments

The brutal honesty of a 4 year old

I’m not the kind of person who feels the needs to brag, show off, or grandstand. I don’t embellish stories to make them sound more impressive, and I don’t pretend … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 17 Comments

A cyclist without a bike

I’m not one of those cyclists who reveres the bike and holds it up as a paragon of virtue. Sure, I love a good bike, and I can happily while … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 12 Comments

cycl-images #9

#Cycling and #coffee via http://t.co/2ELfnmKgFJ pic.twitter.com/S5vrjFs6O1 — ragtime cyclist (@ragtimecyclist) November 7, 2014

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Promotional Guff and Larking Around

January is a funny time of year in the cycling world; in contrast to the real world where the annual return to work, post-Christmas, in near perpetual darkness, causes gloom … Continue reading

January 8, 2015 · 7 Comments

A Serious Case of Rhubarb Legs

As a cyclist, there’s a feeling you get in the legs when you’ve spent 80 miles cat and mousing with you mates over hill and dale; or you’ve indulged in … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 8 Comments

cycl-images #8

It's windy out there today #cycling #giro pic.twitter.com/rQ5EprCIuO — ragtime cyclist (@ragtimecyclist) May 10, 2014

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 – Start as you mean to go on

“Start as you mean to go on..,” they say. “First impressions last..,” the received wisdom points out. “Is it just me, or are you becoming a bit of a soft … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 7 Comments

The best of ragtime cyclist 2014

What would a year end be without a “best of?”…so here’s mine! To all those who have visited ragtimecyclist.com and read, liked, commented, complimented and criticised…Thank You! It’s been a … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · 4 Comments

A life less interesting

We British don’t always do success, confidence and achievement very well – don’t come to me with your tails of fulfilment and personal growth, i’m much more interested in how … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 5 Comments

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