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onesixeighteen – 206

Age doesn’t seem to slow my muscles down – getting my brain in shape is now the biggest battle…

A year with no serious breakages has done lots for my confidence. 584 more words

Bike Racing

Schwalbe X-One 'Bite' CX tyres

At the moment available at £17.99 each.

It took a while to get round to using these. The CX season has been uncharacteristically dry. That said, of the rounds I’ve done in the past 3 years we’ve been pretty lucky with rain ON the day. 1,012 more words


onesixsixteen – one

Racing is hard, but not racing is harder…

I was still unsure at 12:00 about what to do, but as the seconds ticked past I left a road training session at Cyclopark to drive into the gloomy skies above East Kent for the 3rd round of the EKCX league at Sandwich. 367 more words

Bike Racing

Tyre Love

A recent club ride had its fair share of punctures and the talk invariably centred on what were the best tyres for our roads. It was interesting listening to different opinions and long-held beliefs about what brand are best, The answer to the question is akin to finding the Holy Grail and got me thinking about my own preferences so I thought I would revisit a topic I had previously blogged about. 506 more words


Commencal Meta Trail 1000 miles later

It’s been a full 9 months since I took delivery of my Commencal Meta Trail and in that time I’ve covered 1000 miles on this machine. 519 more words

Mountain Bike

Schwalbe at EICMA

While still pretty hot from our Intermot official showing of the Schwalbe, this week GOVECS presented Schwalbe at EICMA in Milan, Italy.

Our booth took on a little different arrangement from just a month ago due to an EICMA regulation on open floor space percentage, and while just a little smaller than at Intermot, we still managed to show off our pride and joy; the Schwalbe electric scooter. 164 more words