Cycling

Dura-ace C50 hub service

Changing the cassette on my C50‘s – I thought I would have a look at the bearings – they are...

Thirty Twelve Twenty Eight Eleven

I bothered making the change from 28-11 to 30-12 for the Fred Whitton. Done, I am changing back. On putting...

Fred Whitton Challenge

For me the mere mention of The Fred Whitton Challenge was an uncomfortable moment. It conjured up the cawing and...

I don’t like riding uphill

1 day, 12 hours, 55 minutes, to go. “Are you doing the Wild Wales this year?” “No, I don’t like...

Circle Of Hope 2015

The FWC was looming. I had two centuries under my belt this year – a chunk of climbing, and this...

Its just a chunk of plastic?!

I was late to the whole carbon bike frame game. Over the years I have had Reynolds 531ST, 531, 531C...

Turning 30

There was a moment last moment last week as I torqued down the lockring on a larger cassette it was...

Chain ring bolt failure

Who breaks a chain ring bolt? Oh.. apparently me. Although in my defence this was not hulking my mass up...

Expander bolt blues

Every now and then you have to do a little mechanics. It is the way of the world. You show...

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