Tag Archives: De Rosa Merak

First ride on the first day of a new year

Riding today was a no brainer. It was the first day of a new year. It was the day that I had been looking forward to since before my hernia op. There was a window in the weather between 7 … Continue reading

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Sharing the load. 3T Ergosum bar review

It was really warm as the group gathered by the pier with lots of faces that I had not seen before. It all started slow enough but then it gradually increased in speed.  It was the same old bunch at … Continue reading

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Overdoing it and the Scott Foil

I have been riding ever harder despite telling all that rest is the most important part of any training program. I can’t resist a hard ride. The feeling of riding on the limit is like a drug  I give into … Continue reading

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What a difference the wind makes? Or lack of it!

I rode my Wilier Cento Uno again yesterday and whilst I have been raving about the 3T Ergosum shallow drop bars on the De Rosa Merak the fact that the Ritchey Logics drop lower probably makes me faster. Low is … Continue reading

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I can’t believe it’s not summer

At last a ride with no Strava highlights. I didn’t have my Garmin so used the phone which is set up for running. I converted it to a ride and have no rankings. Excellent, it was supposed to be an … Continue reading

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Has Spring sprung?

Joy of joys, despite a typically dreadful BBC forecast it was dry and, relatively, warm last night. Warm enough for shorts and a light long sleeve jersey and for the first time this year no winter road boots and not … Continue reading

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What is the worst thing that you can say to a cyclist?

“I’m sorry, I didn’t see you.” From that moment on you are destined for a torrent of abuse. Say that you forgot to look. Say that you have only just started driving. Say that you are partially sighted and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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