One of the most influential cycling blogs (July 2012)

Just to think I was happy in June when this website was 8 out of 20 in the “The most influential blogs Cycling – Sort by influence”. This month it’s jumped up to number 6!! Don’t believe me then check out

Gay marriage to be introduced in Scotland!!!!

Great news!!! About time, just hope the rest of the UK follows and soon!!

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The sun is out to play, so is my Lycra

Since summer is back at long last, well in most of England anyway. Been told it’s still been raining up in Scotland. I have been out cycling in my sexy Lycra. So here are some photos, from the last couple of cycles.

Well done Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins!!!

Well done to Bradley Wiggins for coming the first British rider to win the Tour de France. And to Mark Cavendish for claiming his fourth consecutive final-stage victory.

Big thanks to ITV1 HD and ITV4 for showing it live today!

Add this website to Firefox’s search bar

Did you know you can add this website to the Firefox’s search bar?

To add this website to your Firefox’s search bar engine list, click the favorite icon near your search bar. Firefox now shows you an item that says “Add ‘Gordon Valentine’s homepage’.” Select that and now search this website within Firefox.

I believe you can do much the same thing with Google Chrome and IE. Since I never use them, no idea how to.

5 live Olympics Extra on DAB Radio

Oh here is some more good news for people in the UK with DAB digital radio. The BBC will have an extra DAB service called BBC Radio 5 live Olympics Extra during the games.

Check out for more information.

So really hope, the new DAB Aerial for my Pure Highway car radio turns up soon. Only taken me a year to ordered a new one, after I broke it.

BBC Olympics HD coverage

So glad I have Freesat+ HD, means I will have 24 extra free HD channels, for the Olympics. The only down side, I can only record two channels at once. So making up my mind what to record is going to be hard work!!

Check out for more information.

Since the Olympics, is just over a week away. You still have time to buy yourself a Freesat HD box! Prices start at £70 for standard HD box or £165 for a Freesat+ HD box. You will of course need a working satellite dish. Check out for more information.

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