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Good Lord!

May 27, 2024 Longrider 5

We are surrounded by fools. A rather confusing looking road sign has left drivers absolutely baffled, with one person declaring they have ‘no idea’ what […]

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May 15, 2024 Longrider 10

This letter is sellotaped to the window of the local test centre. Yes, it’s dated February, but I don’t usually go into the waiting room, […]

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Can’t Argue With That

May 7, 2024 Longrider 12

Arrogant Vile. Jeremy Vine exploded with rage over a video featuring a cyclist colliding with a vehicle, like he had done himself last year. The BBC Radio […]

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Element D

March 18, 2024 Longrider 14

The CBT course is divided into five elements. Element D is where we talk about the road. This includes such things as visibility, vulnerability, the […]

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Vile Strikes Again

September 16, 2023 Longrider 19

Jeremy Vile is, perhaps, the worst possible advocate for cycling. A pompous, self-righteous arsehole who will actively put himself in harm’s way to prove a […]

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Thoughts on Deliveroo

June 24, 2023 Longrider 0

I include Uber in this rant. The gig economy that these organisations operate is thoroughly repugnant. While they float on the borderline between legality and […]

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CBT Musings

May 27, 2023 Longrider 22

My colleagues and I have been discussing CBT recently. Rather a lot, actually, because we all agree on one thing; it is not fit for […]

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Oh Dear, How Sad

May 24, 2023 Longrider 7

Never mind. A police van caught on camera following two teenagers who died in an e-bike crash was half-a-mile away when the pair were fatally injured, a […]

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Big Zed

April 9, 2023 Longrider 12

I’ve been trying to sell the Z900RS. It didn’t go on the eBay auction, which came as no great surprise. I think the days of […]