I’ve written about Kingston Wheelers in Simpson magazine and I’m sure you’ll all enjoy it

July 11, 2014

My habit of tapping out words for this blog has been stymied of late because me and Littlejen have been searching for somewhere to live – but now, with issue five of Simpson magazine landing on the doormat of our lovely new home, I have finally found the time and a good reason to turn my attention back to you, the kind reader who allows me to indulge in this blogular folly.

Simpson issue 5 cover

More specifically, I would like to draw your attention to pages 60-62 of Simpson which feature a piece on Kingston Wheelers cycling club, written by me.

Simpson issue 5 Kingston Wheelers

Basically, I went for a ride with them, had a jolly nice time and then wrote about it. The pictures are great, and the magazine has been getting better and better with every issue. It costs six quid, and you can order a copy from their website.

I’d like to do more of these sorts of breezy articles on club rides because I think more needs to be written about the culture of cycling clubs and the idiosyncrasies of riding with them – that peculiar social dynamic that occurs when riding among good friends and total strangers. So if you’d like me to cover your club, email me at dancehippocleides at mac dot com or tweet me. Let me ride with you and write about you, cycling chums!

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5 Responses to “I’ve written about Kingston Wheelers in Simpson magazine and I’m sure you’ll all enjoy it”

  1. Jim Ley Says:

    But did you meet your KW namesake?

  2. chris campbell Says:

    One day. Its inevitable Im sure.

  3. chris campbell Says:

    http://bikeability.dft.gov.uk/near-you/la/

    Is this you or is there another one? Theres a Chris Campbell running a cycle proficiency course in Merton


  4. So that’s a third Chris Campbell. We really should form the Chris Campbell Cycling Club – CCCC.


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