e-bike consultation: ‘More Watts? – Smarter regulation?’

Why I support the Govt consultation: ‘Smarter regulation: proposed changes to legislation for electrically assisted pedal cycles’ – by Richard Attwood. The Govt has just (29.02.24) launched a consultation , as part of a wider Smarter Regulation Programme, to explore the possibility of an increase in the current legally permissible wattage rating of electric bikes… Continue reading e-bike consultation: ‘More Watts? – Smarter regulation?’

Go Dutch!

Hook of Holland via Hull on the Rotterdam ferry. (with P+O ferries – no other ferries are available  for this route!) Context:  We had booked a special exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, and wanted to use the Bromptons for a bit of an adventure going over. (We returned on the Eurostar direct from Amsterdam… Continue reading Go Dutch!

Sheffield to Dublin

Sail-Rail from Sheffield to Dublin – What’s it like? I got the train to Holyhead on Oct 2nd, the day after a strike, so I was a bit worried that my journey would be disrupted. Although Northern had cancelled the 09:14 stopper, the 09:11 express  was running and they even took the time to attach… Continue reading Sheffield to Dublin

Transport in France

Local transport in Pau Voie Vertes (Greenways) COVID Precautions France has kept some COVID Restrictions in place. Masks are obligatory on Public Transport and you need a Covid passport, showing that you have been vaccinated twice, to enter restaurants, bars, museums etc. Consequently, as over-65s we felt much safer going into these places and using… Continue reading Transport in France