Monthly Archives: October 2009

Get yourself and cyclocross on the BBC

This is a public service broadcasting announcement on behalf of Ken Iino and the London Cyclocross League: “The BBC would like to do a short feature on Cyclo-Cross for the national weekend news, and we need your help to make … Continue reading

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Rapha Cross Jersey and Cross 3/4 Bib Shorts reviewed

I’m a sucker for Rapha gear. There, I admit it, I’m a soft sell. So I put in to get some of their cross gear to review. Image by LondonCycleSport on Flickr I’ve been riding it pretty hard for the … Continue reading

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The amazing Danny MacAskill amazes in Volkswagen ad

Ooooh to the eeM to the Gee! Via Bikeradar Also available on Vimeo

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London League 2009/10, round 6: crashingly bad

My race lasted about as long as it took me to click up a gear and follow Rene’s wheel towards the first turn. Then someone failed to negotiate the transition from tarmac to grass, speared into someone’s back wheel and … Continue reading

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Winter cycling essentials for commuting

With the cold arriving in London, it looks like autumn has lasted all of a couple of days. London Cyclist Blog has got their winter motivating in motion, so I thought it my civic duty to do likewise. Mudguards Wet … Continue reading

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Col du Tourmalet celebrates its centenary

So on Sunday 18 July 2010 9,500 riders will head off from Pau in search of the summit of the Col du Tourmalet, the summit on which the centenary visit to the Pyrenees will focus. I’ve gone two years without … Continue reading

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New shoes: Bont A1 in blue

I’ve been lusting after them all year and finally I cracked. In reality it was less a case of cracking and more a case of not being able to turn down a bargain. Originally I had wanted them in black … Continue reading

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London League 2009/10, round 3: brutally fun

So first cyclocross race of the season done and dusted. I’d forgotten just how much it hurts and how much fun it is. That’s me on the right, somewhere between complete power failure mid-race and power-slide-gone-wrong fall on the penultimate … Continue reading

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