The Life & Times of an Ageing MAMIL…

Hi, welcome to… A Man On A Bike… the Life and Times of an Ageing MAMIL.

My name is Paul Ashbury, and for the last 20+ years I have been riding a road bike… so tips, ideas and random thoughts from somebody who should know better…

This is a website for the passion of cycling related items, ideas and projects. It is a personal website, all about the cycling concepts that interest me.

From, adventures on a bike; my involvement with SpeedX Bikes and their spectacular rise and fall; some of the brands and products I’m interested in; to some sporadic thoughts about cycling,life and business in general.

I’ve  tried to make it as unique and as informative as possible. If there is anything you agree (or disagree) with, why not talk with me?


Interesting Stuff


A Good Read #1

I love a good book, especially thrillers / detective stories. I also enjoy a good cycling book. This year, I found two ‘Good Reads’ under the Christmas Tree (Dec 2018), both by the acclaimed author William Fotheringham. The first was "Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike" and...

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2019 Sock Length

The 2019 Pro Cycling Season has well and truly started with the running of the “Tour Down Under” from Adelaide in South Australia. It will continue throughout the year ending sometime at the end of October, usually with the “Presidential Tour of Turkey”. What is this...

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