Warning – this entry may contain some expletives As the darker nights draw in, the central heating is put on timer, and the oven door is left open after cooking – to heat the house more. Cycling’s elite boys and girls yank out the winter kit, ready to battle in all weathers. The hardest of […]Read more "Britain’s Winter Cycling"
Now let’s just clarify before any of you start playing innuendo bingo….I’m talking about bike helmets. I’m sure the argument of whether they have any point has been thrown about for months, years even. So anything you read here today is purely my thoughts based on experience, yes experience, and not from some hoighty toighty […]Read more "Helmets. Still an awkward subject then…"
Pro Solitude 6″ The Socketh matheth the kit 6″ Aireator 6″ Sako7 and many more Beautiful. Simply caresses your feet and you look totally pro. Warmth, comfort without the sweaty-ness and a perfect fit Photos courtesy of Sean Sakinofsky and @ScottVelocitaRead more "Sean Sakinofsky and Defeet #SAKO7SOCKS"
Well after my time trial, I was admittedly struggling with fatigue and having days where I was basically acting 90% drunk. Eyes wide & boggly, drowsiness and the same on the bike. Making for fantastically extravagant signalling and maneuvers into lanes and roads, bringing the phrase “ride it like you stole it” to a whole […]Read more "The last crit of the season? Let’s hope not"
Following my sat nav, I soon came to signs for Edgmond. Continuously looking around, trying to find some clues as to where anyone would be. There, a pub ! And some bikes ! -squeeeeee- go the breaks, quick indicate & onto the car park. ‘Right’ I thought, ‘Now what’. Checking the time I knew I […]Read more "First TT? Yeah. I’ll do it. Wait. 30 Miles?"
Now Viktor has settled in properly I guess I can write a fairly informative post on him. Being carbon he is incredibly stiff to ride. Take that as a clean comment or not….tee hee…. Once my pedal stroke is down he is off and I am flying. Having never ridden a carbon before either – […]Read more "Settling In"
Just in case any of you were wondering if female cyclists really do their own maintenance – I grabbed the carbon torque key and put my own SRAM mount on my new steed. It was highly satisfying! Insert innuendo hereRead more "Picking up Viktor"
The waves keep on crashing on me for some reasonBut your love keeps on coming like a thunderboltCome here a little closer‘Cause I wanna see you, baby, real close up(Get over here)Read more "VIKTOR"