Carlton Reid


Exec editor: Editor:,,, Author of Bike to Work Book & travel writer.

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This is what athletes flying into Britain will see from on high:

BikeBiz story about #olypmics ticket typo makes it into Daily Mirror (without mag plug):

New beer Peloton Pale Ale being poured at party at Newcastle's

Olympic time trial ticket #fail - Cycling Road Time Trail

Having a coffee at on Newcastle's Quayside:

10-ten mile on their own 12-yr old girls get 1st tube replacement lesson:

Kingfisher spotting with my boy on the riverbank near our house:

Two 12-yr old girls (one is mine) going for a 10-mile bike ride on their own:

Evening bike ride to Benwell's Roman temple:

Our kitchen window, right now:

Today's Go Ride session involved the kids passing an Olympic relay torch (made, not bought on eBay for £7k):

Met this 84 yr old on the Town Moor. He's still riding his dad's bike, a Royal Enfield.

"Pints & icecream. In here, pet."

Bloody cyclists, always on the pavement:

Strava stat: 124.9mph. OK, I might be on a train. London to Newcastle in 2hrs47.

I'm not the first to ride uphill in downhill stance:

I'm at a sports history conference at British Library today:

10 pages in new 'National Geographic Traveller Family' are mine, including 'cycling to the moon':

Also riding the Fred Whitton today - on a road bike even - was

Here's editor of with the latest in bike tech (latest in 1878, that is):