Category Archives: Recommendations

The Hour by Graeme Obree for Mr Jones Watches

The Hour – TL from Mr Jones on Vimeo. “I wanted to use words that would instill a sense of value that an hour is a unit of time to be or do or think or act in some way … Continue reading

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Rapha Embrocation review

The leading luxury brand in cycling seems to be in a period of diversification which includes a push into product sectors such as holidays and womenswear. The Rapha Embrocation falls into what could loosely be termed as “toiletries”, as part … Continue reading

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Bont A1 shoes first ride impressions review

I first spotted Bont cycling shoes back in 2008 when they were being hidden under overshoes by the all-conquering Great Britain Track team. Given their commitment to the best kit, that immediately marked them out as worth investigating. Since then … Continue reading

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Recommended cycling podcasts: Bike Show, Real Peloton, Velocast

Inspired by Owen Philipson’s podcast reviews I thought I’d post up some of my recommended listens. At the moment there’s only three cycling podcasts that I listen to with any regularity: The Bike Show from Resonance FM, Real Peloton and … Continue reading

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Chris Horner: the ‘redneck’ can write

One of the joys of the internet age is that publishing is so swift and global that I can read stuff from news sources that I might never have known about. For example, The Oregonian is unlikely to be on … Continue reading

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The best cycling writers at the Giro

If you’re following the Giro D’Italia then in my opinion there really is one writer who you have to read: Juliet Macur of The New York Times. In our house she’s the first report we read when looking for perspective … Continue reading

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Tunes to ride to, episode 2, plus Ashenden v Armstrong

Here’s another batch of five, available from amazon.co.uk and currently on my iPod (other mp3 players are available). Amazon.co.uk Widgets Today’s ride was punctuated by a puncture and coffee so not the most profitable but I’m still gradually working my … Continue reading

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Great service from Geoffrey Butler Cycles

I recently posted about some of the issues when it comes to buying a woman’s bike and how frustrating my girlfriend was finding it. Great response to it from readers on the issues as well. Today I can announce that … Continue reading

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