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Looking back ....Salsa Vaya on Scottish mini-tour

Looking back, but also looking forward. This tour is easily manageable for a reasonably fit rider.

Opportunity presented itself for brief Highland fling. I managed to purchase an inexpensive Caledonian sleeper ticket from Scotrail on 1st February for travel on 10th March. 786 more words

New Forest Sportive

Today was my big ride, taking part in the wiggle 100 sportive in the New Forest, Hampshire, UK.

I chose the Vaya, after months of refining the comfort for long distance, all day riding, I succeeded!

Salsa Vaya

Rest stop at the Crofton Beam Engines

Historical landmark located between Hungerford and Burbage along the Kennet and Avon canal, Sustrans Route 4.

Reading Station

Salsa Vaya outside Reading. Travelling by train to Bath Spa for the long day ride back.

Vintage look with creme Schwalbe Durano tyres

Skinny off-white tyres ready for sportive training. Upgraded Crank Brothers Cobalt 3 stem and seatpost. Removed seat pack in favour of bottom bottle rack to hold tools in a bottle storage.

Steel(man) is real, man

It was Ride the Neglected Bike Day again today. And I must declare myself a shameless hypocrite.

For years I’ve inveighed against gram-counters, contending that a strong black cup of coffee and a productive few minutes in the reading room pre-ride is immeasurably preferable to flushing a fat wad of coarse notes down the loo of the latest and greatest bike-lightening  143 more words

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