Category Archives: Strava

Scott Foil is a Strava winner

They say that it’s all in the mind and another great quote is “it’s not about the bike”. Well I don’t know about that. Last night I was dreading the ride thinking that my legs would not be up to … Continue reading

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Winter riding in May with the Scott Foil

My bike is in bits. I’d put off servicing it over and over other than minor adjustments. Its coming up for three years old and it has never had a full service. Be warned, if you love your bike, regardless of … Continue reading

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Fast group ride and Northwave shoes and shorts review

 And the group grows… Today there were six of us. The more the merrier, the safer and, more importantly, the faster. It seems a long time since I was riding as Billy-no-mates. After a slow start we soon wound it … Continue reading

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Not just for posers – Niner Air 9 Carbon SS review

  I spoke to Niner and asked if they could give me another couple of days with their gorgeous bikes as I wanted to try one. I particularly wanted to try the Air 9 Carbon. Now I’ve already ridden one, … Continue reading

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Life without Strava

I rode yesterday and today without my GPS. Now that might not sound like a big deal but life has begun to change. I am used to having a speedo when on my road bike but yesterday’s ride was just … Continue reading

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What is Strava?

Strava is having a terrible/good effect on me. I didn’t ride this week and was conscious that this would show up on my records and I’d be shamed. Then, once out on the road, I started thinking about Strava Segments. … Continue reading

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Adultery and the Scott Foil Team Issue

Today’s ride was going to be complicated only because I was going to drop my wife off in Portsmouth at 7:15 am. That meant a later start and, thankfully, my buddies all offered to wait for me. So with my … Continue reading

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