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![…]
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[…]
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[…]
If you are lucky enough to get a new Turbo Trainer for Christmas don’t forget that they can wear out your standard road tyres much more quickly. Get a specific trainer tyre for maximum life and quietness. I can supply and fit these Schwalbe trainer tyres as well as supply spare wheels to enable swift Read more about Turbo Training[…]
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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
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![…]
Just thinking of setting some cycling goals for 2019 and decided on these two…probably. 75 climbs and and the south to north Wales route, should keep me busy. Road.cc describes Cycling Climbs of Wales as “another Festival of Pain” so that will be nice.
Just got a thank you card from British Cycling Let’s Ride and a keyring for leading 10 Guided Rides. Which was nice…
One lone leader and a chasing Peloton…