Cycling in and around Birmingham England
Hi all,I have for sale my Pinnacle Meanstreak 1.0 hybrid bike, medium size (5'6" - 5'10"). It is in good condition, as can be seen from the pictures, and is currently fitted with Kenda Kwick Roller…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Matthew Bick Oct 3, 2014.
Hi all,Just looking for an opinion. I am hoping to go touring again soon an I am considering using some 28 spoke wheels. The reason being that they have much better hubs, they freewheel noticeably…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Darren Cash Jul 29, 2014.
Just saw this and thought it might be of interest to some:…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by John K Nov 28, 2013.
Finally, having pretty much finished the decade of studying, it looks like I’m going to be able to get back to real life. Last year was tough, having to sacrifice any hopes of racing, triathlons or even sportives, to focus on getting the work done. This year I intend to change all that.
I’ve been in southern France for the last 4 months, and whilst to many that would seem like the ideal training ground, I’ve actually been writing my thesis. I have access to a bike here, for…Continue
Posted on January 25, 2015 at 13:00
So here it is, I’ll try to keep it brief.
Just 3 weeks after my initial go at touring I’m back on the train to Aberystwyth, only this time I’m with a friend. She’s toured before, like serious touring and so there’s a lot I could learn from her. For a start, I think I was carrying a bit more stuff and yet I seemed to have no extra provisions – poor management!…Continue
Posted on September 5, 2013 at 7:30
The rain had stopped, the sun was out, all was well. I had breakfast, got back on the road and within 2km the rain came. I had a jacket with me and, as crazy as it sounds, I was sort of hoping for a splash of rain to test these waterproof panniers. Well they worked, so well done Ortlieb! After just 6km is gets lumpy again, category 4 climb, kicking up to 12% at times. I was a bit cold from the rain and so I was quite happy to have to work at this point.
After Much Wenlock…Continue
Posted on August 11, 2013 at 21:33 — 2 Comments
Having had a good nights sleep, not being woken by the tremendously loud, inhumane snoring coming from the adjacent tent pitch, I cook breakfast and get packed up to get on the road. First up is a little climb out of the campsite, 200m over 4.7km with a great view of Snowdon on the left. Great place to take pictures.…Continue
Posted on August 11, 2013 at 21:08