So far this year I have replaced my jockey wheels, chain, middle chainring and the rear cassette in an attempt to improve the gear shift on my Rift Zone. They all needed replacing anyway but how frustrating is it to discover that part of the problem was stemming from a frayed gear cable that could have been replaced for less … Read the rest…
While Mark was busy dating his cake I was making a small discovery myself.
…and how good can come of it.
Sunday saw me finally clock up 3000 miles on my Rift Zone which I bought in January 2003. Inevitably it’s a significantly different bike to the shiny beast I bought from Cycleworks in Leatherhead.
It struck me that anyone stumbling upon the “new” blog might wonder what sort of ride is “average” for us on a Sunday.
This is a cross between McDonalds and the motorway cafe (do they still exist or are the a figment of old BBC comedy?).
My view of our refueling stop for the longer Mole rides!
A place to refuel during a ride around the local hills.
With a full year of riding stretching ahead of us, we thought it worth taking a few moments to log our respective bike mileages for posterity and a potentially sobering review in due course.