Posts Tagged: bike

Dear dream engine,

You gave me a fright! Having my bike-bags stolen when I was in the liquor shop, hitting me first with the sinking feeling of “oh no not again” and then with the realisation that I had no money for groceries and didn’t have my bank card to either pay for groceries or get more money,

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Strange bicycle woes

This morning I was about to take my bike off the chain-lock to go swimming when I saw something strange. I should of course have taken a photo of it, but one always forgets in a situation like that. There was a ring-lock, the kind that’s usually firmly attached to a bike, locking the front

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More bicycle woes

There’s a fun fair just outside our door until Whit Monday, causing noise and rubbish and strange people you never see during the rest of the year. (Well, strictly speaking it doesn’t cause the strange people, but it does cause them to appear. Our theory is that they save up all year for this outing

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Bicycle woes

A few months ago Tertia’s bike (formerly my bike; when we went to buy a new second-hand for her, I saw a cheap Atomic Heavy Bike I liked so I bought that and gave mine to her) broke so badly that it would have been more expensive to repair than to scrap. I’d seen an

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