Resolution Ride 9 of 12

This should have been Ride #10 and the second of the month to get back on track with my Resolution Rides but last Monday 20km into my ride and my cassette came loose so I had to bail. Fast forward a week and I was up for 100km today again on the new Dolan. Sally … Continue reading Resolution Ride 9 of 12

Dark nights, Dark side again

It wasn't too long ago I was bemoaning paying for Zwift through a lack of use and suspending my membership. At that time it was suspended until early November but this week I signed on again. Here's why. I blame my new job. I've gone from a regular 9-5 job either working in an office … Continue reading Dark nights, Dark side again

When the Mayor came to visit

The reality was it was a well choreographed 30 min slot in Andy Street's busy schedule but it meant more than that for both us and him I think. I work for The Electric Bike Shop and I currently (there are plans for more!) oversee our Solihull store in Knowle and our new store in … Continue reading When the Mayor came to visit

Resolution Rides #7 and #8

As I alluded to in my last Resolution Ride blog in August, work and life got in the way of completing one every calendar month in 2020 as I'd originally planned so I've decided to play catch up and just get 12 of them done in the year. My ride to Babbacombe, Torquay this week … Continue reading Resolution Rides #7 and #8

Babbacombe Day 2

I woke this morning quite woozy.  Broken sleep due to a different bed and the room being too hot meant I was up a few times in the night. I showered and rolled over for Breakfast at 9.45am. The restaurant was nearly empty. I smashed a full english washing it down as, annoyingly, the (decent) … Continue reading Babbacombe Day 2

Rack, bags and how much rubber?

Last Tuesday I did a ride to work across Brum with my bikepacking rear bag. A kind of dress rehearsal for this week's ride to Torquay. Its the first time I've had a real chance use it loaded with kit. the bikepacking bag loaded ready for a test ride Despite being a bit wobbly and … Continue reading Rack, bags and how much rubber?