I've got a Giant Defy, old aluminium I use for the wet, that I'd like to do a semi-conversion on. Basically if I smack some knobblier tyres on there, I'll be able to hit some off-road.What tyres do…Continue
I'm heading off to Vietnam in January of 2013 with my girlfriend and we'd love to cycle around the Mekong Delta. She's not as cycle-intense as me, so a gentle roll through scenic Asia would be…Continue
Today I felt a bit of a desire for a new style of riding; that is I couldn't get on the bike and ride flat roads for yet another hour (currently doing Strava's Oktoberfest). I also didn't want to…Continue
About eight weeks ago I came off of my bike quite seriously. I'm keen to get it down and share some learnings.
I was out with two mates aiming for our longest ride to date -120km- and we had just crested Norton's (where I had gotten a personal best!) and were cruising down the long hill after Ashton on Lobethal Road. The last thing I remember was Sam overtaking me, and me shouting out for him to watch the red car also attempting an overtake on a corner (a bit stupid really). Anyway,…Continue