Monthly Archives: May 2010

The surface and the sensation of Richmond Park ruined

You have to take advantage of the hot days when they come. So after work I rushed home to get changed and head out for three laps of Richmond Park which should be the best place in London to ride … Continue reading

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Waterbottle and cycling cap by Marc Jacobs

The last few spring/summer collections have seen bike accessories becoming increasingly common in mainstream fashion. This season Marc Jacobs is on the case with a range of caps and waterbottles available in Marc by Marc Jacobs stores. The cap comes … Continue reading

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Brad Wiggins wears Maglia Rosa the right way

I believe that the great jerseys of cycling look best with black shorts. It’s good to see that Bradley Wiggins agrees, judging by his decision to wear the Maglia Rosa on stage two with black shorts. That’s a great image … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace Tuesday night races, my first experience

SPRINT! DAMN YOU! CORNER, DON’T TAKE ANYONE OUT! SPRINT! CORNER! BRAKE… NO DON’T BRAKE! PEDAL HARDER! HILL!!!!! PEDAL HARDER! *SPORZA COMMENTARY VOICE* “OY-OY-OY-OY-OY!” BREATH DAMN YOU LUNGS. (REPEAT X25) And that’s pretty much how it goes for roughly an hour. … Continue reading

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All hail Dario Pegoretti, master craftsman

Via @mattseaton and Nowness. Matt is still waiting on his Marcelo (I forget whether it was that or a Responsorium he was getting), which he was sure he’d see by summer when I asked him about it at Herne Hill … Continue reading

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