Tag Archives: BMX

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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Why Shanaze Reade is a winner

To be honest I’m a bit down about her crashing out of the Olympic final. Everyone thought it would be a formality, even Chris Hoy who doesn’t get much wrong when it comes to bike racing. I even got up/got … Continue reading

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Sunday driving

I could use this opportunity to get on one about numpty drivers in Richmond Park (which park of “no parking outside of the car parks” and the solid white line denoting no overtaking on Broomfield Hill are too hard to … Continue reading

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I want my youth back, and my Raleigh Burner

If you are around 31 years old, grew up in Britain and rode bikes as a kid you know what I mean. While nostalgics tends to bang on about the Chopper as the iconic Raleigh bike (it tends to be … Continue reading

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