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Riding frozen trails

Yesterday’s ride was one of those special ones. If you are a skier you might understand. The excitement began earlier in the week with the cold and predicted deep freeze. By Saturday I had put my plan in place and … Continue reading

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It is about the bike – Wilier Cento 1 SR review

It’s not about the bike is an expression that we all know and use. It helps justify keeping the old crock going and saves some cash. Of course a certain cyclist put the expression on the map and we all … Continue reading

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More fun than I could possibly imagine. Niner RLT9 review

I used to say that I had got through my cycling life successfully avoiding only two things: rollers and cyclocross. Last year I cracked and now enjoy the excitement (and benefits) of rollers. So that only left CX. I have … Continue reading

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Enjoying the summer and the South Down’s National park

Average speed and a blurred bit of chalky trail is my usual view of the South Downs. The view gets somewhat better when I repeat Chris’s mantra: look further ahead, look further ahead…. This is how to corner faster. Look … Continue reading

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Scott Spark 700 Ultimate Di2 review

Scott Spark 700 Ultimate Di2 review I was so concerned about my lack of ability that I almost forgot to write up about the abundance of ability shown by the Spark. Firstly the frame works, it is exceptionally light, tough … Continue reading

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Isn’t the internet great?

We all love the internet. We can’t manage without it. It empowers us. It gives us so much knowledge that we have become self sufficient. Many have actually gone beyond self sufficiency and have become veritable experts in fields that … Continue reading

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Its all in the numbers – if you can believe them

This was supposed to be about numbers but they aren’t always what they seem. As I was riding yesterday it occurred to me that winter is always slower. The air is heavier, the trails are heavier, the bike is heavier … Continue reading

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