Monthly Archives: August 2013

What is it with British drivers?

A couple of weeks ago I went to London (Teddington). It was quite a joyous experience despite the fact that I was driving. It was a Sunday and from Dorking on there were bikes everywhere. The closer we got to … Continue reading

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QECP revisited – Whyte 909 review

One of the things that has motivated me to write this blog, as well as the riding, has been the testing of new products. I was lucky in that the time that I opened the shop and started writing was … Continue reading

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It’s not all about racing

I wanted to celebrate wearing my new Quest Adventure jersey and for some reason I chose the dirt. I don’t know why. Perhaps it is because my closest association with racing jerseys has been on a mountain bike. One of … Continue reading

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Cyclist can be idiots to, don’t always blame the drivers

Last evening’s ride looked like fun with a lot of new faces. I try to greet them all as many riders often younger keep themselves to themselves and that is when you get that cold, exclusive feeling sometimes joining a … Continue reading

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Getting comfortable on my bikes

I have just fitted a Brooks B17 narrow saddle to my Ridgeback Panorama. This bike was perfect. It was set up like my road bike, it was like a full on grand tourismo, built for speed…. But it weighs 27lbs, … Continue reading

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