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[…]
Happy New Year! To celebrate 2019 book your bikes in now to take advantage of an exclusive offer for David Topping Cycle Mechanic Strava Club members – Get a Tune-up Service for just £19 a great £10 off the usual price of £29 in January 2019. To book in call or text now on 07583 Read more about January Strava Club Discount Offer![…]
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[…]
Raleigh M-Trax 100 – £145 For sale is this excellent Raleigh M-Trax 100 with an 21″ aluminium frame, 26″ wheels and urban road tyres and 24 gears. Fully Serviced All new cables New pedals New Bottom Bracket New Brake Calipers
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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…
I spent a sunny couple of hours helping out at the Magor & Undy Sponsored Charity Family Bike Ride 2018 in aid of Ty Hafan and Prostate Cymru, checking bikes over before the riders set out. One rider came over with a bike they stated they had just picked up from a well known national chain that Read more about Spot The Obvious Error![…]