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About richardjostler

Data Scientist working at Rothamsted Research


It’s January and my half-arsed training is, well, under way. After work, I rode straight from the train station to the Market Square to join up with the club’s weekly chain gang/winter base miles ride. I was cutting it fine, … Continue reading

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Missing the fun

Under the kitchen spotlights I went through the usual morning motions of the regular cycle commuter: looking outside and judging the forecast then choosing the thicker winter bib tights, tightening up winter boots against frozen toes and positioning my snood … Continue reading

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Introducing…The Apparel Clinic #cycling

Introducing The Apparel Clinic. The concept. The passion. The brand. To you. Who are we? We are you and because we are you we know who you are. We know you are a man, a cyclist, of impeccable taste. You … Continue reading

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Tooling up #BorisBikes… with lasers

A few weeks ago Transport for London started trialing Blaze laser lights on some of their Boris Bike fleet. The device is a simple green coloured laser which projects a bike shaped beam a few metres onto the road ahead. The … Continue reading

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Uses for a GoPro #50 / Blue Peter Fandom

Sunday morning and I was skipping the club run to drive up to Southwick with the family, and it wasn’t to watch me race either, although we were travelling to watch a sport …kind of. My oldest daughter is the proud … Continue reading

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Filling potholes…the @Sustrans way

Riding home last night I saw a cowboy. He wasn’t wearing a Stetson and his steed was a digger rather than a lousy piebald. He was shovelling gravel, like you would find on a driveway, into potholes on the farm track … Continue reading

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Sunday sights

Normally for the first Sunday in October I’m helping out with the club sportive, but this year it was moved to a week earlier, so instead I skipped the club run to take my daughters for a spin around Grafham. … Continue reading

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