Coordinating your stag party with the UCI early season classics

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Stag party celebrations take the Belgian turn....

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Stag party celebrations take the Belgian turn….

“He is getting married.”

Photographer’s notes: My take-away image of the Oomloop het Nieuwsblad early season classic on Satur Continue reading

Pedal Back to London’s blue collar bicycle café

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Owners of the Pedal Back Cafe at their establishment

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Tucked away in Broadway Market, my fave blue-collar cafe.

“You should start with a good basic frame. Most good names have decent components, but you can always get better as you go. But start with the frame.”

Photographer’s notes: There are more and more cycling cafés appearing every year in London. Some are bona fide contributors. Others seem a little pedestrian, little more than a carbuncle attached to a bike shop. There are far too few blue collar Continue reading