All posts by Brendan Hennessy

About Brendan Hennessy

The idea of this collection of short pieces on cycling arose as I lay in bed recuperating from a bicycle crash and is drawn from writing on club and vintage cycling events from over the years, as well as the odd foray into fictional races and events. It is written in thanks to my family and our friends who helped us after the crash. BH, June 2016

Trouble with the youngest

Trouble with the youngest

SORRY TO HEAR you’re having trouble with the youngest,” the sales rep commented on overhearing a conversation about my tumble on the Alan, “how many do you have?” “Thirteen” I replied.

He seemed surprised. “You started early so, when did you marry?” Now my turn to be quizzical. ‘What does that have to do with anything?’ I thought, the pain making me sigh. “You both survived the crash though?” he inquired. “I don’t know, my Alan never came back from West Cork.” Continue reading Trouble with the youngest