Archive for January 2014

In pursuit of nostalgia

I got the phone call from Germany two weeks before my wedding. “I’ve found one – early ’70s Cinelli, not bad condition for its age and it’s complete, perhaps even 80% original – do you want it?”. It was not good timing but I did. Alex runs a vintage bicycle shop in Berlin and I’d…

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2014 – A few facts and key dates

Well here we are at the start of another year. We’re hoping 2014 is a fab one, with an improving economic outlook and better times for all. Here’s wishing you health, wealth and happiness. A few random facts for you. Did you know 2014 is… • The centenary of the break-out of World War1 •…

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