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About bicycles and bike runs

This is a photo of my adoptive son Stu. Actually, he adopted me a few years ago, which was a signal honour as far as I am concerned.

His mother Fifi sent me this picture of him after he had finished a sponsored charity bicycle run - apparently he did 45 miles in 2.5 hours.
Stu travels a lot, working wherever he goes. He has a blog here, which he sometimes remembers to update.

At the end of October 2007 I bought myself a Trek SL1000 bicycle for my birthday. (You can read a review of this bike here). It is a beautiful bike to ride. The net cost was NZ$875 all up - of which my son Sean chipped in NZ$200 (seeing as it was my birthday).

[Updated: 2010/03/03]: I have mapped a couple of my bike routes into the Gmaps Pedometer site (I had previously used MapMyRide, but they have killed that site with advertising and over-commercialisation and so I do not use it any more). 
     * Check my favourite Round the Bays bikeroute (27K).
     * Check out the Okahu Bay bike route with Lily (17K) for my daughter (aged 8) and I.
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  1. Okay, so where do my comments go to each time I leave them? That's what I want to know?

  2. That one stayed, but it was my third! The site is very good, so glad you have finally updated it. Fabulous photies of your two lovely daughters. It is great the way Lily's change every few moments.