COVID-19 Bike Shops Stay Open

Official Guidance is that Bicycle Shops stay open for the moment, obviously while practising good social distancing and hygiene. If you need any help or advice including on setting up home trainers please give me a call on 07583 589589. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/874732/230320_-_Revised_guidance_note_-_finalVF.pdf

VW Transporter Van with Cycle Stickers

BBC Radio 2 #Dare2Tri

This March I was happy to be asked to help out on the BBC Radio 2 Dare2Tri Challenge for Sport Relief. DJ Jo Whiley and her BBC Radio 2 teammates Reverend Kate Bottley and Richie Anderson set out on a triathlon challenge including swimming, cycling and running, in three different UK cities, in three days. Read more about BBC Radio 2 #Dare2Tri[…]

Cycle Workshop with bikes on Stands

Campagnolo Super Record EPS

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is critical if you want your skills to stay relevant as the industry introduces new technology. With this in mind I went along to the UK Distributor of the Italian groupset and wheel manufacturer, Campagnolo. Specifically we had a chance to install and troubleshoot their top of the range carbon groupset Read more about Campagnolo Super Record EPS[…]

Man with bicycle wheel and pump

New Courses!

Starting in September I will offering basic bicycle maintenance courses for both absolute beginners and regular riders. Designed to be fun, family friendly and informative I am running two levels of bicycle maintenance courses for small groups: Bicycle Maintenance For Absolute Beginners Bicycle Maintenance For Regular Riders Bicycle Maintenance For Absolute Beginners is aimed at people Read more about New Courses![…]

Charge Cooker Mountain Bike

Variety Is the Spice of Life

I was just taking a quick look back through my workshop records at some of the bikes I have worked on recently and was once again, amazed at the variety of even a small sample. They include: Bianchi Nirone 7 Boardman Road Comp Boardman Sport DRC Cannondale Adventure 400 Cannondale Synapse Carrera Subway Charge Cooker Read more about Variety Is the Spice of Life[…]

Rear of Man Fixing a Bicycle

Do You Need An Event Mechanic?

I spent a lovely sunny afternoon yesterday helping out and checking over the bikes for the Magor & Undy Sponsored Charity Family Bike Ride 2019. All the money raised went to Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice and Prostate Cymru. I have done many Charity events now, mainly with St Davids Hospice, but also with commercial events and Read more about Do You Need An Event Mechanic?[…]

Green Turbo trainer

Dipping into Indoor Training

After giving it some thought and looking at the various options I have ordered a Kinetic Road Machine Smart 2 trainer. This is a fluid trainer (fluid resistance adjusts with wheel speed and is not app controlled) but does include the Kinetic inRide 3 Power Sensor which allows you to connect with apps like Kinetic Fit, Zwift, TrainerRoad, Rouvy, Kinomap, Read more about Dipping into Indoor Training[…]