Woolly hat in the snow
A very festive looking woolly hat from the first snow earlier this month.
First cycle trip in the snow
Youngest daughter made her first cycle trip in the snow the other day on her balance bike. Halfway down the road she fell off, so eldest daughter had a go. but it wasn’t long before she was ready to give it another go!
Christiania Bike in Oslo
You know it’s a good sign for cycling when you see one of these in a city!
The GB Cycling Embassy
Just in case you missed it the GB Cycling Embassy has now launched. Thanks to the stirling efforts of Jim at the Lo Fidelity Bicycle Club You can show your support by signing up and also following on twitter and facebook. And if you have any information on cycling standards, views on how to improve things etc, you can contribute to the forums. Mission Statement An Embassy, free from the...
Getting the shopping
There’s nothing like a carrier bag dangling from the handlebars to demonstrate the spontaneity of cycling
Wooly hat and winter coat
Negotiating the tram tracks Norwegian Style
Cyclists in Sheffield are not too fond of having to negotiate tram tracks - but Oslo has plenty of them too. Here’s how it’s done Norwegian style.
Wrapped up warm in Oslo
What do you wear on a bike when the temperatures heading towards 20C below zero? A warm coat, a hat, some gloves and a scarf - nothing complicated
tumblr is eating my posts
Ok so far over the last week 4 of the posts I’ve had queued up to post have not only failed to post but been deleted (and I promise you they weren’t THAT exciting) so I apologise if posting becomes a little erratic as I’m having to do it all manually. Hopefully tumblr will get it sorted out soon!
Through the Snow
Making it look easy
Apologies for the late running of this service...
tumblr appears to be eating my queued posts, rather than posting them
At the back of Oslo Town Hall
Spotted a matching pair of folders - his and hers.
Are there many bikes in Oslo?
Well considering the last time I was in Oslo in the summer of 2006 I didn’t see a single bike, (unlike Bergen) I would say there are quite a few! there’s even a cyclist statue - and in true cycle chic style he is wearing a suit
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Oslo Cycle Chic
It was about -14C when I took this picture but as you can see, the temperature is no excuse for cramping your style!
Cycle Chic - and yes it really is Sheffield
Over a foot of snow...
The more observant of you may have noticed a lack of snow in the posts over the last few days. That’s not because it has gone away, far from it but I’ve been escaping the terrible British winter weather in Oslo for the the past few days and in order to keep you supplied with pictures of Sheffield’s finest battling the elements, posted some pictures I took earlier in the month. ...
Sometimes rules just have to be broken...
this outfit shouldn’t be allowed, but somehow the OTT shades make it work!
Baker Boy Hat and Scarf
Black, blue, brown
Yes it’s another bloke on a pink (well alright more purplish) bike
Purple Tartan Hat
Cycle Chic in the snow is a bit thin on the ground so far this year, but kids know how it’s done!
Snowing, but I don't need a hat
look it’s only a tiny bit of snow what’s all the fuss about?