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Rapha + Paul Smith SS11 video promo

(Via Racefietsblog.nl) Not sure why I didn’t notice this earlier. Rapha + Paul Smith SS11 from RAPHA on Vimeo. http://www.rapha.cc/shop/paul-smith Director: Ben Ingham Photography: Ben Ingham and Patrick Scola Editor: Owynne Dawkins Sound: Soundfly

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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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Team Bee short sleeve jersey design v0.1

I’ve been knocking this idea about in my head for a while now: Team Bee So as I had some time on my hands this morning while waiting for the repair man to come and look at our washing machine, … Continue reading

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Assos may be good kit but the look stops me buying

I saw Simon Lamb of La Gazzetta Della Bici mention Assos this afternoon and that they’re doing a “heritage” range next year. I remembered that I’d seen Fignon wearing Assos in his Renault days, so it was no surprise one … Continue reading

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Etape du Tour survival: Your clothing and kit

So we’ve done the bike, now to deal with the other big area of equipment: what to wear for the big day. The most important elements to get right are those that will have most contact during the ride: shorts … Continue reading

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My Rapha Spring/Summer 2010 wishlist

The big headline is Rapha for Women at last! Obviously my first response is to make a list of the things I want. The lightweight jersey in light blue would be nice if I’m doing the Etape this year (of … Continue reading

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Things that put people off cycling: cycle specific clothing

Wearing lycra to ride your bike makes you weird. The truth is that the vast majority of people who ride bikes do so without pseudo-scientific technical fabrics or specialist footwear. This occurred to me while reading something Mark at iBikeLondon … Continue reading

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Rapha Cross Jersey and Cross 3/4 Bib Shorts reviewed

I’m a sucker for Rapha gear. There, I admit it, I’m a soft sell. So I put in to get some of their cross gear to review. Image by LondonCycleSport on Flickr I’ve been riding it pretty hard for the … Continue reading

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Winter cycling essentials for commuting

With the cold arriving in London, it looks like autumn has lasted all of a couple of days. London Cyclist Blog has got their winter motivating in motion, so I thought it my civic duty to do likewise. Mudguards Wet … Continue reading

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Fashionable gear: adidas by Stella McCartney does cycling

Featured in her latest collection of adidas by Stella McCartney, due to hit stores in spring/summer 2010, is cycling gear. Notes to other cycling clothing retailers This is how you make cycling attractive to women. Well-cut, attractive clothing that isn’t … Continue reading

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