Monthly Archives: October 2007

Mud, glorious mud

They say that the ‘cross season doesn’t start in earnest until you come home caked in mud. In which case, as of Sunday: IT IS ON! Sunday was the offroad circuit at Penshurst which was muddy in every way imaginable. … Continue reading

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That calf bruise in full

It’s come up lovely and it still a bit sore. Have a juicy picture with too much flash:

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Bruised and lightly battered

Lydden Hill. Well there’s definitely a hill there, that much I can be sure of. And it hurts like hell. Race two of my season was tough but not as much of a shock to the system as last week’s. … Continue reading

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Converted to ‘cross

One race into my cyclocross season in the London League and, despite riding convincingly towards the laterne rouge end of the race, I really enjoyed it. In fact I’m rather hooked and can’t wait to get cracking again next weekend. … Continue reading

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The finished Dolan Cyclocross build

The finished Dolan Cyclocross build, originally uploaded by leguape. At last, after many hours of tinkering, crying and wailing it is ready for riding. Woolsey’s of Acton sorted the headset star nut this morning but otherwise all the fitting and … Continue reading

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Building work is still in progress

This is how far I’ve got with building up my cyclocross bike: Just need to buy some hangers for front and rear brake cables, a wrench or two for the bottom bracket and cranks and get the star nut done … Continue reading

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Going soon on Ebay

Bunch of 105 brakes, rear derailleur and two pairs of Look Keo classic pedals (one pair with new cleats): Bid for them here Auctions finish on Monday around lunchtime, so you’ll need to be quick

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I didn’t last long

There’s a Dolan cyclocross frame in the post, some Empella FrogLeg cantilever brakes and Continental Twister tyres. I’ve stripped down the Trek 1000 for a Sora triple groupset, bar and stem. Yes, it looks like cyclocross is on. I’ve ended … Continue reading

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