Category Archives: Components

For sale on ebay: cycle computers

Having a clearout of my parts box. So it turns out I’ve got a few cycle computers that I don’t need and which need a home. Buy a Cateye Strada wired cycle computer on Ebay Buy a Cateye Astrale 8 … Continue reading

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Return of the classic Selle Royal Aeroyal saddle

If you’re a bike rider of a certain age, then this saddle is part of your youth. The Selle Royal Aeroyal saddle was what you stuck on your BMX to replace the saddle it came with. In my case it … Continue reading

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Ebay parts bonanza this week

Having a bit of a clearout of used and no longer needed parts: Deda Elementi Newton 26 stem, 100mm – perfect for fans of classic handlebars of 26mm standard diameter. Tetkro 992AG Oryx Cantilever Brakes with pads and straddle cable … Continue reading

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Imperial Winter Series 2009/10: 4th Cat, 17 January 2010

(Photo by Lucy @ Imperial RT who organises the Winter Series) See that rain? I’ve not ridden in anything quite so torrential in ages. Or so cold. On the plus side my white Mavic Razors are not as muddy as … Continue reading

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Wee Bert Contador’s big wheels

He’s known round our house as “Wee Bert Contador” on account of someone once describing him as “that wee lad who rides with Armstrong” last year. 2010 is going to be a bugger of a year for him if you … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming

It’s a difficult time if you are looking for gifts for your cycling-obsessed, loved one. Thankfully, the subject is covered in some detail (and a jolly good job they do too) by the Two Johns podcast. A little American-centric but … Continue reading

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My current cycling wishlist

As the season draws to a close, the big shows also get underway as manufacturers show off what they think we will want to buy next year. I’ve got a few items on my wishlist, most of which aren’t brand-spanking … Continue reading

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Time to start saving

I’ve been dreaming for a while now of a new frame to replace the Merckx. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore the Merckx as a basic racing bike but part of me desires a really expensive flashy bike. I … 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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