Author Archives: New Madras at Pipeland

Bright lights, small city

Night time shot of the Pends, in St Andrews. Advertisements

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Just myself for company

Keeping myself amused while away on yet another London trip with work

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Diddy really do that??

Thanks to Mike Price for unearthing this gem of a photo from the launch of Harry Quinn’s racing team Mike’s excellent new blog on Merseyside bikes can be found here.

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Ok – here’s the plan. What’s that?? You’ve got a better idea?

Right. My mind’s made up. Here’s the plan. I toyed with the idea of a full respray (possibly going for a powder blue / navy blue / chrome combo) but to be honest I reckon the frame probably looked phenomenal … Continue reading

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Harry’s in the house! The frame arrives

Well, it’s taken 6 months to track the beastie down, but The Mighty Quinn finally arrived today, thanks to a thoroughly nice guy on the http://www.retrobike.co.uk forums. The odd smidgeon of rust, and some pretty hideous botched painting, but underneath … Continue reading

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What’s this all about then?

I’ve been a reasonably keen cyclist for a couple of years now, and in a fit of misguided enthuiasm I decided, this summer, to do a 3 day London to Paris ride. A fantastic, if slightly achey, experience, but when … Continue reading

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