Chelsea Flower Show, running from today until Saturday, is apparently using special bike-powered irrigation to water the plants. As anyone who's toured with me knows, I've watered a few plants myself on bike trips.
It's not about lycra. It's not about racing, or saving the world, or crossing the Nullarbor Plain alone except for the film crew.
It's about the best way of commuting, shopping, sightseeing, socialising, partying, and generally just getting from A to B every day: by bike.
This blog was maintained daily from Jan 2009 to Sep 2010, and occasionally from then until 2013. My new blog, from Feb 2021, is at e2e.bike. It has hundreds of pages on cycle-touring across Britain, Ireland and the rest of the world.