Tag Archives: Quest Adventure

Do you cycle on the pavement?

Do you cycle on the pavement? I do. Sometimes I just want to enjoy my ride home without the fear that it might be my last. West Sussex may lack cycling infrastructure but it has plenty of pavements. You may … Continue reading

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Are you proud to be British?

Yesterday morning I needed all the courage and motivation that I could find. The thermometer read 5°C, the wind was howling and the rain was lashing down. I rolled down the road with it stinging my face to meet my … Continue reading

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When you feel that magic… Scott Spark RC 900 WC review

This was my second ride on my new Scott Spark RC 900 World Cup. The first was on a very wet and muddy trip following the South Downs Rough Ride route. I couldn’t really draw any conclusions from that other … Continue reading

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Scott Spark RC 900 World Cup review – first ride

We all expect everything immediately these days, next day delivery even same day delivery. Many a customer bleats about their wait. Of course you can get just about any bike that people don’t want delivered to your door next day. … Continue reading

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Cielo Road Racer Disc – I would, if I could

There are lots of reasons for buying bikes and invariably many buy for the wrong reasons, at least the wrong priorities. This is where women have the edge over men. Most girls, though not all, want a bike for what … Continue reading

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Suffering on a Whyte 29C

I suffered today. No complaints, just not much fun. I’d had a good road ride on Friday and always planned to ride in the dirt today. The forecast was for rain at ten and it duly delivered, bang on time. … Continue reading

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Lap dancing– awesome! Who’d think it was winter?

Winter is usually the time for easy miles, cold wet days and all your effort goes into keeping your spirits up. That is usually, but this is winter 2014. Last night it was mild with a promise of rain for … Continue reading

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