Category Archives: General

Chasing Wheels finally get its own domain

We’re on the move. Finally I’ve got round to buying the proper domain for this blog – www.chasingwheels.com. I’ll still be publishing to the old address (I hope) but links will start www.chasingwheels.com/page-name rather than www.chasingwheels.com/page-name It’s a long overdue … 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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What’s with your Victoria Pendleton obsession?

I know she’s cute, I know she’s pretty much unbeatable in a sprint event, but why is she the most common search term people end up at this site via? Is there nothing I’m writing about that is of interest … Continue reading

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The off-season?

If you love riding a bike is there really such a thing as “the off-season”? It feels like there are less competitive periods of the year but, as I ride most days to commute, I don’t feel like I ever … Continue reading

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Spotted at the Cycle Show today

Malcolm Elliott and Stephen Roche, originally uploaded by leguape. Malcolm Elliott and Stephen Roche having a chat. No I didn’t ask for an autograph, although I swear Roche thought I was a nutter because I kept on going past them … 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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London Freewheel at Buckingham Palace

London freewheel at Buckingham Palace, originally uploaded by leguape. Here’s one of the pics I took today out and about at the Freewheel. Didn’t get to interview Victoria but got a couple of bits with Ed Clancy about the Worlds) … Continue reading

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A really engaging cycling site

I got sent a link to a great example of how well a cycling blog can be done with a bit of thought and the right technology which I thought I’d share with you all. It’s called The Great IBC … Continue reading

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Farewell Sheldon

Sheldon Brown is a name every cyclist should know. His website, at www.sheldonbrown.com/ is an encyclopedia of anything useful you might wish to know about bicycle mechanics and history. Sadly he passed away this week, to much sadness among cyclists … Continue reading

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Victoria Pendleton: not famous enough

She’s gorgeous, she’s articulate and she’s bloody quick on a bike. Enough of my boyish lusting about one of the best women on the track, Victoria has given Will Fotheringham of The Guardian and excellent interview: Victoria Pendleton on why … Continue reading

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