November 2011

“Lest we forget”.

November 10, 2011 Musings
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One Man & His Bike.

November 9, 2011 Musings

Champs Elysees, Paris, July 2003. One man stands proud with his trusty steed in front of thousands of spectators prior to the start of the centenary celebrations for Le Tour De France. Imagine the feeling, he must have felt on top of the world, or Col du Galbier at least!

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Guvnor Country.

November 8, 2011 Musings
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Carradice Duxback Rain Poncho

November 7, 2011 Attire

No self-respecting Guvnor would ever be seen in public wearing a material ending in “tex” no matter how inclement the weather. May I put forward for your consideration the Carradice Duxback Rain Poncho? This item of clothing has several features to recommend it to the Guvnor rider, let’s cover the salient points. It is made in Nelson, Lancashire from […]

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November 6, 2011 Musings
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Bike & Brazer.

November 5, 2011 Musings

A portrait study of Mr.Clive Horton, now retired, who was Pashley Bicycle’s master brazer. He is seen hear back in 2008, if I remember correctly, with my Guvnor before it was delivered to my home in the Cotswolds. A magical moment. It was like being 11 years old again on Christmas morning!

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The Manchester Tweed Ride

November 1, 2011 Jollies

 The second Manchester Tweed Ride took place on the 29th October, unfortunately Mrs Adam and I could not make the first one and so we were determined to join the second one. After a mad charge from home we made it to the Whitworth Gallery with seconds to spare, as it turned out we need […]

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