Category Archives: Good coffee

Free coffee and West Sussex Weekends campaign

Cycling is more than just riding a bike. Of course, millions ride here and there and never give a thought to being a “cyclist”, but they are. And then there are those who try too hard by making sure that … Continue reading

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Riding with rose tinted spectacles….

For many reasons I always ride early in the morning. If you have ever read or heard the way that I describe the trails and roads of Sussex you would think that I lived in a utopian riding paradise. The … Continue reading

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If you took yesterday off, you’ll never get that ride back – Scott Scale 720

Sometimes you have to ask yourself why you ride. To get fit, to, to keep fit, to be social, to get there, for fun, to be outside, or simply for pleasure. I acheived all but social. With the weather forecast … Continue reading

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Oooh! What should I wear?

If you have ever read any of these before you’ll probably be aware that I am more of a rider than a tech man. I am not that into the hardware but am into the riding just as long as … Continue reading

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Storck Aernario Disc, Stan’s Bike Shack and summer temperatures

What month is it? June? July? Usually at this time of year I pile half a dozen clothing options on the stairs at night so that I can choose the most appropriate get up for our changeable and unreliable British … Continue reading

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Windy rides and the sail effect of deep section rims

I can’t remember a year like this. I raced through bluebell woods in bright warm sunshine  last Sunday and then, on Tuesday, I visited hell. I raced at Goodwood. The rain started before I could finish my warm up lap … Continue reading

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Best day of the year

Today was a good day. It started when I saw that it was already 12 degrees at 6:30am. That meant no jacket just jersey and only arm and knee warmers to counter the slight chill. I was going for an … Continue reading

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