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New Saddle

It hasn’t been winter weather for almost two months – at least snow.  The days have been 40 to 60 degrees on the ride home except for a couple days last week.   345 more words


Musings of a cyclist...

Experiences of cycling in India…


I guess this post holds for the rest of us on the right side of 40. This is about our childhood and musings with a cycle. 1,900 more words

How To Get Into Mountain Biking

Getting Into Mountain Biking

So, you’re looking to get into the awesome sport of mountain biking?

Well my friend you’ve made a great decision!

Mountain biking is incredibly fun and it’s great for… 965 more words

Lycra in the Office....

I hope you’ve all been having a great year and for those of you in the Northern Hemisphere a great summer.

I’ve just started in a new office and one of the guys that I hired in his interview did mention that he was into cycling and it seemed that he was really into his cycling, but after the first few weeks he would turn up after cycling to work in normal street wear so assumed that he was just into cycling and not necessarily road racing, time trials and wouldn’t be caught in full Lycra kit. 913 more words

Lycra Bulge

Bike Shop Homogeneity

When we were searching for my daughter’s replacement bike, it was a frustrating drive around the city to see mostly the same bikes.  It was either a Trek, a Giant, or maybe a Specialized.   400 more words


Review N°3 - Bontrager tires XR1, 29x2.0

These were absolutely awful; I had over 15 tire punctures in seven weeks, which is horrible when you have a fully packed bike and limited time and energy. 314 more words


Trek 5500

£ SOLD on 01/08/2017

Another totally original classic, this time something with a modern-retro twist!

2003 Trek 5500 featuring the ultra light, stiff and strong 120 OCLV carbon frame as ridden  145 more words

Road Bike