Archive for October, 2012

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I need mudguards

October 20, 2012

Well after ride home last might IĀ  clear on the fact I need mudguards.

I got so wet from the road it was ridiculous, but least I didn’t get a puncture šŸ˜‰

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WET !!!

October 5, 2012

Well it’s definitely autumnĀ  cycling back from work today was more like swimming it was raining so hard.

 

it was an interesting experience and from a traveling point of view once you get so wet you don’t really care about getting much wetter ( its not really possible)
Would i do it again ?

Yes

Would i go out of my way to avoid getting wet ?

Yes

Do I need mud guards ?

Yes

 

 

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Back on the road again !

October 3, 2012

Well I’m back on the roadĀ  and traveling well, what I’ve noticed so far these wheels are heavy much heavier that my r500’s or any other wheel I’ve owned .
Well what does that mean for me it’s like taking a step back a bit it slows me down so I can’t keep the pace as high (for now), give me time and I will even that out. Road handling is excellent and build quality seems to be superb. lets hope the bikes up to it

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Well she’s back and ready to pound the miles again.

October 2, 2012

After a useful conversation with Andrew from Spa cycles he’s built me a new set of wheels, which I have been promised are much stronger than my old ones, at the same time I’ve fitted a new chain and rear cassette taking my bottom gear down to 27 tooth.

theses new wheels are something else rigida DP18’s with tiagra hubs 36 Spoke. It’s altered the look of the bike somewhat.

 

Well here she is the Touring Pinnacle two