Sunday August 9, 2020

The age of the Mamil

Two wheels good, four wheels bad: middle-aged men in lycra, or Mamils if you will, are the latest cult to hit our roads, and they've got money to spend, writes David McWilliams.

3rd February, 2013
'The hard shoulder has become a rich savannah for brightly coloured Mamils, who tend to travel in large packs.'

"It's the new golf."


We stood nursing our bruised middle-aged legs after yet another game of five-a-side soccer which, at our vintage, is becoming quite dangerous. The knees and ankles are dodgy and the 'hammers' seize up at the slightest change of what could only be described, charitably, as pace.

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