Author Archives: questadventure

About questadventure

Old git cyclist, road and mountain bike rider and racer, windsurfer, skier, snowboarder, husband, father, bike shop owner, fitness fanatic, cook, linguist.

Breaking the rules – Whyte S 150 review

For years the rule was 26” despite its poor performance. And that is why dissenters have been saying, since the eighties, that the wheel needed to be bigger. Then someone threw away the rule book and, easy, fast, comfortable and … Continue reading

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Biarritz to Barcelona – we made it.

A tough, wet and hilly ride from Biarritz to Barcelona with a great team and supported like a pro team. Continue reading

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Biarritz to Barcelona in October 2017

Last year a group of us arrange a cycle trip from St Malo to Santander. It was 1,000 miles over 10 days. It was going to the E2E Land’s End to John O’Groats but the weather and British drivers scared … Continue reading

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Wilier Cento 10 Air Review

I have a couple of Wiliers and have been lucky enough to have ridden other models whilst in Italy under the Italian hospitality of Wilier. After my first trip I came home having ordered a bike and the same happened … Continue reading

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Drivers should be the best campaigners for segregated cycle routes

I thought I ought to write to the local paper as Worthing’s enjoyment to drive is soon going to be a thing of the past. Despite the endeavours of the County and Borough Councils cycling will, just as it has … Continue reading

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The stone age answer to the A27 traffic issue

Here’s a quick summary of the proposals in the A27 upgrade scheme Public Consultation Brochure. Anything in quotation marks “” is the exact wording from the document. My text is in italics. Walking and cycling “We intend to maintain current … Continue reading

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South Downs Way – A wake up call

This morning I headed off on the train to get to know the first part of the South Downs Way. I was full of optimism. That didn’t last! As the ride was going to be a lot shorter than the … Continue reading

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