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The Tumble

On August 12, 2019, Posted by , In #GetOutside,BAM,Cycling, With No Comments

Just to the south of Abergavenny in south east Wales lies the Blorenge, a 561-metre peak that dominates the view from the town. There is a B road that crosses the mountain, the pass known as The Tumble, a climb of three miles and 347 metres with a steady gradient…

My no-fly adventures

On July 22, 2019, Posted by , In #GetOutside,BAM,Cycling,Environment,Lifestyle,Slow travel, With No Comments

It was about ten years ago that I made the decision to stop flying. I had been aware of the environmental impact of aviation for years, and had started to feel the irony that by flying to see the world I was contributing to its destruction. So I decided that…

Gorge to gorge ride

On July 7, 2018, Posted by , In BAM,Cycling, With 1 Comment

Since I made Bristol my home almost a year ago I’ve been keen to ride out to Cheddar Gorge, that tourist attraction and cyclists’ mecca. I have a vague notion that I visited as a child, but the gorges and caves of Britain fade after a while into one blurred…

BAM January sale

On January 3, 2018, Posted by , In BAM,Lifestyle, With No Comments

I write this as I sit here in my BAM Raja yoga pants. I don’t even practice yoga but my, these pants are comfy. I am proud to put my name to the BAM bamboo clothing brand: as one of the latest BAMbassadors  it’s my job to wax lyrical about…

BAMbassador

On December 21, 2017, Posted by , In BAM,Ironman,Lifestyle, With No Comments

I’m excited to be a new BAMbassador for Bamboo clothing, a UK company that manufactures clothing from bamboo. BAM is exactly the kind of company I support: ethical, environmentally friendly and honest. In fact, their ‘sales’ pitch is “We’d genuinely rather make a bit less money and have loads of…