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TriCross X3

Just showing off my new ride… I picked up a “brand new” 2014 TriCross X3 from my LBS.

I was in the market for a new ride and was trying to buy a “Salsa Vaya” from another “LBS” until I found out how difficult it is to get a “Salsa” in a down market.   76 more words

Brooks Saddles B17 Standard(Brown) - SGD 169

Brooks Saddles B17 Standard

The B17 is our flagship model, ideal for long distance sports touring, trekking and atb use. It has been on the market for over 100 years, being featured in as early as the 1898 catalogue. 76 more words

Road Bikes

Voila! Il est Bob

In March’s post about my post-apocalyptic snow ride across the Pennines, I pointed to difficulties in ‘real life’. I’m afraid more ‘life events’ have monopolised my time and energy of late. 401 more words

Cycling

Brooks

When the writer complained about discomfort during longer cycle journeys she was told to get a Brooks saddle. That solved the problem.

A search revealed that Brook’s founder, John Boultbee Brooks, was the son of a Victorian leatherworker who sold horse tack. 336 more words

Manufacturing

Nice Day for an Aborted Ride

I decided to work from home today. I made the decision a week ago. The weather was perfect. Shorts and t-shirts in early March. Enjoy climate change while you can because its’ gonna suck when all those tropical diseases work their way north. 229 more words

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He was a Christmas present | 5 Day Story Challenge

He was a Christmas present.

A surprise gift from my partner 25 years ago. A hand-made, rigid mountain bike. Perfect for exploring the local lanes with my 2 young sons. 717 more words

Cycling

Made to Last vs. Best Before: Long-lasting Objects vs. Planned Obsolescence

Two different perspectives came across the desk of your correspondent in the past few weeks. One, an article from Scenario Magazine titled “Made to Last: Heirloom Goods” made the case for products made to last as long as we live and in some cases to outlive the original owner, objects that we would maintain and update for many years. 1,213 more words

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