Category Archives: Shopping

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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Team Bee jersey update

So far I think I’ve got six (6) expressions of interest in the Team Bee jersey. Just need four more to make the minimum and then I’ll start the process of ordering. So if you are interested and haven’t already … Continue reading

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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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Cycling influenced Le Coq Sportif polo shirts

Spotted this while checking out Le Coq Sportif’s Eroica competition. It’s a very nice take on their original cycling kit but done in a modern fashion style. It’s available to buy online at Shop Le Coq for 120 Euro There’s … 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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How do you help your mum buy a bike?

My mum wants to get a bike and she wants me to help her find one. Now that’s a lot more challenging than most requests I get for help with finding a bike. Seriously struggling to come up with a … Continue reading

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Fizik saddles advertising EPIC FAIL!

I don’t usually berate road cycling adverts for getting it wrong because I think the standard is so ridiculous across the entire industry, stretching from shamefully bad to well-intended disaster. I’ve never understood the obsessions with Tron pseudo-science and heritage … Continue reading

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Get the same sunglasses as Mark Cavendish

Sunglasses are one of those things that go in trend waves in cycling. More often than not it’s Oakley who are responsible for it with their saturation marketing of the pro peloton. The Oakley Radar, which became widespread in 2007, … Continue reading

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Tunes to ride to, episode 1

My head’s a bit mashed after my first race of the season so rather than try and write, here’s five songs I frequently listen to when I’m out riding. A mixed bag and all available as DRM-free downloads from amazon.co.uk … 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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