Driving To The Gym

This section is dedicated to oxymorons such as Driving to the Gym. Do you ever wonder why people drive to the gym? I do. I know there are some folks who aren't very mobile and need finely tuned exercise that a gym or swimming pool provides, but what about everyone else?

You drive to the gym to get fit, right? Isn't that completely missing the point? If you want to get or keep fit, why are you getting in your car in the first place?

Finding other places to buy stuff

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Free-to-use Strava Tools

Tools for the Strava Athlete (more)

Finding companies to invest in

Using various criteria to determine which companies are the best! (more)

Are speed-limiter devices the answer?

The European Commission today announced its intention to bring in mandatory speed-limiting devices for all new cars, from 2022. For road safety advocates this sounds like a great idea in principle, but is it really the correct approach? ... (more)

Little cat bossing the big cat!

Nero got cross with his big brother Claudius, for no apparent reason, and backed him into a dark corner! (more)

Back on the bike after a shoulder operation

After being stuck on the turbo trainer for a few weeks after having corrective surgery on one of my shoulders, I finally couldn't resist the sunshine and got out on my Orro bike. I had two rides this weekend: a test ride towards Holt on the ... (more)

Crivit products

The Crivit® product range If you're looking for outdoors clothing or accessories, you could do worse than to browse the Crivit® range. Crivit® is a brand of German supermarket Lidl's, so it's most convenient for UK customers to head down ... (more)

Broadband auto-compensation really rolling out?

Back in November 2017 Ofcom (the body responsible for regulating UK communications tech) announced that there would be automatic compensation for delays in repairs or installations for broadband and landline work. This was a voluntary scheme ... (more)

Tour of Cambridgeshire

The exposed, straight, flat roads of the Fens provided the ultimate test of endurance for riders on a hot, windy day. The early rolling roads were soon replaced by a strong tailwind, and the last 40 miles was a combination of nasty crosswinds ... (more)

Terms

Terms of Use These terms of use govern your use of our site. Please read these terms in full before you use this Website. If you do not accept these terms of use, please do not use this Website. Your continued use of this site confirms your ... (more)

Cycling Performance Programme

Performance Programme This is my plan and diary for a structured, quality year of cycling in 2019. The plan consists of targeted events and ambitions for the year; the diary breaks down a recent run of play, with some attempt at analysis ... (more)

John Swindells

John Swindells I am a career professional in software development, becoming proficient in various systems and languages since 1992. In recent years I have been especially active in web and mobile app projects. I stepped down in April ... (more)

LinkedIn API

The LinkedIn API (more)

A Social Feed

This is a feed of everything I'm interested in, filtered and categorised according to my choices. Channels: Twitter (multiple accounts) Facebook groups Facebook pages Google+ LinkedIn Flickr Youtube Website RSS Webpage updates ... (more)

Ixworth Crits 2019

Photos from the early races at Ixworth Crits, 2019 event info Closed-road circuit racing in Ixworth village! More info on the BC website (more)

Iceni Velo road races 2019

Photos from Sunday's event on the May bank holiday weekend. event info A men's race in the morning, and a women's race in the afternoon, on a triangular course in south Norfolk. More information on the Iceni Velo website. (more)