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

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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[…]

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[…]

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Cycling Playlist

It’s always fun to have a great playlist for a ride or just while getting ready. Perhaps not the cycling songs you were expecting and also its just what is available on Spotify. I hope I have avoided the most obvious songs and the clichés. If you have any suggestions then let me know   

Tifosi CK7 Road Cycle in Blue

Road Bike Build!

After thinking about my cycling goals for 2019 my thoughts turned to a bike to use for these rides and climbs. One of my suppliers ChickenCycleKit is the owner of the Tifosi brand. As I wanted a bike that I could use all year round their aluminium framed, carbon forked CK7 frame seemed like a suitable starting Read more about Road Bike Build![…]