(Belatedly). So. That was 2009.
A year that saw me score a dozen or so covers, run my first ever - and by common consent hugely successful - Alpine photo course (watch this space for news of the 2010 Alpine course), rediscover bikes with silly skinny tyres, get rained on once too often, have a hand in breaking thousands of pounds worth of kit and even take the odd photo or two.
New year's resolutions? Ride my bike more (you'd be surprised. No, really). Continue to find new ways to make photos of riding bikes as enticing and exciting as possible. Buy a house with a garage. And, er, that'll probably do for now.
Thanks for reading, and here's to a brighter and better 2010. In the meantime - and breaking my self-imposed rule not to publish anything here before it's appeared in print - here's a sneak peak of some '09 stuff that'll be appearing in various mags on a newsstand near you very shortly: