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About The Limping Cyclist

A cyclist, dog owner, Apple geek and living with full time chronic pain.

Alice R.I.P.

2nd July 2003 – 12th February 2019 Advertisements

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The Limping Cyclist Rides Again

It’s been a very busy and intense few years since my last post. I’ve had more heartbreak since losing Murphy. The time has now come for the Limping Cyclist to ride again and I have a lot of training to … Continue reading

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Murphy (February 2000 – 15 March 2013) R.I.P

We will miss you.

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National Cycle Collection

The National Cycle Collection in Llandrindod Wells is housed in the Automobile Palace, a 1909 car showroom converted into offices and a display area for bikes. The eclectic collection contains examples of the earliest two wheeled hobby horses, penny farthings, … Continue reading

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Realisation took a while to arrive but it occurred to me one day that I may be disabled.  The circumstances of my life crept up on me so insidiously that I didn’t even know what I was. I mean am.  … Continue reading

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When The Mask Slips

I know you’re speaking to me, but I can’t hear you. I know the flames are searing my skin, the lightening bolt is twisting my sinews, but you carry on talking as if everything is normal as a knife penetrates … Continue reading

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Woman’s Best Friend

Today is a special day. A milestone. Exactly ten years ago today I adopted Murphy from a dog rescue centre. He was about 20 months old, nervous, slightly underweight and infested with fleas and ticks. It was a Saturday and … Continue reading

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