I never quite knew whether I was better off being owned or stolen, but having been in both camps I think I’m now entitled to have an opinion. Being owned by James had its positives; complete adoration from a weak-kneed banker, dry rides only, plenty of time indoors hung on the wall as a work of art for dinner party debate, and even the occasional overseas trip. But the downsides probably outweighed them; READ MORE
Who am I? Originally from Portsmouth, I am now joint founder of an online cycle retailer (www.pedal-pedal.co.uk) and, apart from writing, I spend an inordinate amount of time on a bicycle...I have a few. The stories on Simon's Cycle Shorts are, without exception, taken from the perspective of the bicycle; they do have a voice you know, and some of them have been around for a long time and have seen some exceptional happenings. So, with more than a passing interest in history and a lifelong addiction to two-wheeled transportation, my Cycle Shorts were written.