Roof bike

Today I got a pretty good indication of the fuel consumption impact of a bike on the roof of the car. Read More...

Fork service intervals 2

Until recently, Fox was recommending 30 hour service intervals on their forks.

My experience suggests that this is vastly too often. Read More...

A quick one today…

The dropper post in my single speed has been slowly slipping down.

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Long-term view of the Line Dropper post

I have been living with the Line Dropper post from Bontrager in my Slash for many months now. I thought I should look back. Read More...

Suspension "switches"

Many mountain bike suspensions have a lever which firms up the compression circuit to improve pedalling performance (especially during climbs).




Always remember to turn it off! Read More...

Disc review update

It is fitting that I put up a photo of the grey coloured disc bike on the 8th, because I learned the other day that this is what I’m getting. Read More...

Reverb failure from unexpected quarter…

On one of my bikes I couldn’t wait to get a dropper post in it. But now that it has been in there for ages it is coming out again. I am totally over the problems with this bike and the Reverb… Read More...

Vapour - it's no A-Line

I have ridden a lot of jump trails and almost without exception they aren’t comparable to A-Line at Whistler…


…but I don’t know why! Read More...

Going away from 5.10 shoes

Yes there are alternative brands of flat pedal shoe to the ubiquitous 5.10 - but none of them are as grippy as shoes from the guys who make Stealth rubber. I’m experimenting with a new shoe after 6+ years on 5.10s. Read More...

Road disc brakes: review time

Earlier this year I attended the release event for the new Campagnolo disc brakes. That set up a very slow action to get set for a long-term review. Read More...