Keep Smiling and Keep Cycling

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Maybe it was something in the air, but all the cyclists cycling past this morning were very happy.

Perhaps they had heard of all the fame and riches that can follow on from being photographed on Cycling info?


It’s always good to see smiling cyclists – it reminds of the most important thing about cycling which is all about having fun. A bit different from the ‘gurning * competition’ which is an integral part of the hill climb season.

Or perhaps they were just laughing at me for having my trousers tucked into my socks, or was it the frizzy yellow wig and kilt I was wearing?

Other Smiling Cyclists






Well, what could be better than racing a Brompton in a suit?



Cyclist with economics folder in her basket.


You take the highway, I’ll take the low-way. Good to see the highways agency on a bike.

having a laugh.

a few cyclists


interesting colour co-ordination – Also, Can you spot Inspector Morse’s car?


* Gurning- the practise of facial contortions to help with painful hill climbs. The most contorted facial features can win some bragging rights, if nothing else.


Post race Gurning


Paul Potts shows an unusual post -race smile / gurning or maybe he’s just showing off his front teeth job.



2 Responses to Keep Smiling and Keep Cycling

  1. Doug November 1, 2012 at 4:36 pm #

    Perhaps you were wearing your strange looking aerodynamic time trial helmet while you were taking the photos….?

    • tejvan November 1, 2012 at 5:56 pm #

      maybe I should try that to see how many people smile..

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