That Sunday morning torture of training rides

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Riders gather for the start of a training ride

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – Sunday start and enough in number to make a peloton, of sorts. At least, some place to find shelter.

A meeting of wheels. Another ride with Refuge des Cyclistes and 70 kilometres done. The closest I have to a cycling club. I even wear spandex, though buried under camouflage baggy clothing. I eventually got home home, recovering with a Continue reading

Discovering the beauty of the Frankenstein tandem

©Barry Sandland/TIMB - Tandem bike created bu welding two separate frames together

©Barry Sandland/TIMB – A gifted weld and a custom tandem.

Granted, I usually do bikes and df their riders, but this owner has proven elusive. I have seen the bike across the city centre in Brussels for a couple of years, but never with the rider. Starting to irritate me.  Continue reading