Category Archives: BikeTech

A test for the new setup

Over the last couple of weeks while my site has been down I have got a lot of new equipment and been busy setting it up.  The weekend was a good test for it.  Saturday started out with testing just the new bike – the 250km tour version of Amstel Gold Race seemed like a good idea, having wheeled the bike out of the shop two days earlier and done 13km on it! Continue reading

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Bike Shopping

Spent the day bike shopping. Had a list of what I wanted to see, saw most of it, ruled some of it out straight away, test rode some of my list plus a few others, but didn’t end up with a new bike.

The good news is that the list is now shorter at least!

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It’s time…

So I think the time has finally come. Much as liked the idea of owning what I am sure would have been the only mountain bike in the world to have podiumed in MTB, triathlon and road racing, as well as completing all three of the grand tours, I don’t think it will happen. I am thinking it is time to give the poor old mountain bike a break, and try something new. Right now, I am thinking that something new will look a little bit like this.

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It would be nice if it at least starts out looking like this, before I modify it to suit...

Of course, I still have to find one and all of that, and figure out how on earth I will pay for it, but as a concept, I like it. Now to work out the details…

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