Edd Hawkes

Unicycle

Met these guys today on their one-wheeled BMX’s 😉 Edd Hawkes, filmmaker in their midst. https://vimeo.com/eddhawkes And see what they were doing on the unicycles…  

High Tide Low Tide Bike Race

High Tide Low Tide Bike Race

The High Tide Low Tide Bike Race has just a few rules. They seem to be (it’s all a bit vague), no SPD’s (clip on pedals), and no biting. It’s £5 in, winner takes all. Beyond this, it’s first past the post in a (vague) number of laps around a …

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Somehow I have to describe today

Today, I cycled to the local bakery and bought a loaf of bread from a woman with Spock ears – because it is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek. Then I had a ‘serious’ business meeting with a man with a Cockatoo, and other assorted birds on his shoulder. Went …

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Darryl Nau

Look who I just met: Darryl Nau – sat on my bike 🙂 I didn’t know who he was, I’ll admit. This guy was just leaning on the closed gates on Hastings Pier. He said he was compering the BMX comp at Source Park. Totally humble about it. This being …

Golden Pegasus

Golden Pegasus

This is my bike, Golden Pegasus. I know, grand name. It was chosen by someone else and it stuck. I love this bike. Despite the now slippy gears and fading brakes that the bike shop said was an ‘uneconomical’ repair. We’ve been on journeys of less than a mile, to …

One of them had a flat tyre and the bike shop wouldn't help them fix it. They were from way out of town. I bought a new inner tube. Happy days.

Battersea Rise BMX

Found this lot outside Saville’s bike shop on Battersea Rise. One of them had a puncture. I’d been going to that shop for years and they were a bunch of grumpy buggers running it. They wouldn’t serve any of this lot, so I bought a new inner tube and they …