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Cycling News, Reviews, Chat and Ride reports

Articles written during September 2011

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Ride report: Wednesday 28 September – the curse

Autumn takes a back seat as Summer heat returns for a warm evening’s riding. Read the rest…

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Noddymoles not Muddymoles!

Sometimes things just don’t go the way you planned as this night ride report shows… Read the rest…

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18th October : Tweaking a Tranny’s nipples in the woods.

A group of 11 moles met just outside Hindhead on Sunday morning for a gentle ride in leafy Hampshire. Sorry for the incomplete list but as I remember it was MarkyMark (married to a saint), Wob, Ray, RetroSteve, Clive, Karl, Kev, BigAl (ss), Jon, D-dub (ss). D’Andy couldn’t make it since he’d had the cycling version of a castrastion – going to … Read the rest…

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What makes a bike design a classic?

Why is it that some bikes take on classic status while others are consigned to the dustbin of history? Read the rest…

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Sunday Ride – 11th September 2011 – To Holmbury and beyond

Another Sunday and another ride with like minded Moles as we snatch a mainly dry ride from the treat of rain.

Crud Road Racer Mk2 mudguards – initial review

A review of fitting Crud Road Racer Mk2 mudguards to my Specialized Secteur Elite Read the rest…

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Ride Report: Wed 07 September – Destroy the Singlespeeder

To let all know that Moles don’t hibernate just yet, here’s a brief summary of the mid-week ride.  As Big Al had turned up on his single-speed Ibis Tranny (I’ve never recovered from the results of searching ‘Tranny’ on Google), we opted for climbing Box Hill from several different directions.

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Trailquest event @ Peaslake

I got stopped a few Sunday’s back by someone asking me to promote this event and it slipped my memory until I just saw a post on Facebook about it.

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Rides – 4th September – the last morning of summer?

“Change is as good as a rest”. The Mole Forum agreed and the sunday ride de-camped to Bracknell to ride the trail-fest that is the Swinley Forest. Pulling up to the Lookout car park a mottley group of moles were waiting for an early off. Steve (our guide for the day), Tommo (wrong bike again!), DaveC, The D’Andies, D-dub (on his … Read the rest…

Garmin Edge 500 GPS review

The Garmin Edge 500 is a GPS enabled bike computer that collects a lot of ride stats both on and off road. Read the rest…

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Mid term review – Salsa Spearfish 29er

After a few miles on varied terrain Dave reports back on his Salsa Spearfish experiences Read the rest…

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