Saturday, 11 October 2014

The Joys of Cycling

Frugal living and green living aren’t always easy to combine so switching to bikes after giving up the car seemed like a good idea in 2011. Here we are, in 2014, and my £40 second hand bike has reached the point of uneconomical repair. No shame on it, after carting a variety of heavy ‘stuff’ like logs, groceries, paint and me about the place for the past few years. In the past year, I think it has done about 1,000 miles carrying extra weight.
This is what happened next – we really do live in times of plenty where everyone can pretty much have everything the need and even we of the frugal ilk can have much of what we want! Read more by clicking here…


  1. Sometimes you just have to speculate to accumulate!

  2. Read your post, well done on the bike price & the colour too. I know you'll manage to make good use of however many bikes you might acquire, whether for spares or H's art etc.


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