The bike crash and the cracked helmet
Sep08

The bike crash and the cracked helmet

My husband is a keen cyclist, who recently took part in the 100 mile Ride London bike ride. After a couple of weeks of taking it easy following Ride London, he was back into going for 50 mile bike rides on a Sunday morning. The last thing I always say to him when he leaves the house is ‘ride safely’. Because cyclists have accidents. They’re pretty vulnerable on the roads, when drivers are being stupid or...

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The Scout and the bike accident
Aug27

The Scout and the bike accident

My eldest can be a pain in the ar*e approximately 95% of the time. But, when the chips are down, he surprises us all and reminds us what a lovely son and brother he really is. I took the kids for a bike ride the other day. We agreed that the boys would ride on ahead, sticking together, and I would ride with my daughter. We’d gone about 100 metres when my younger son wobbled, skidded and fell off his bike in truly spectacular...

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