Sound advice

Sound advice
By stovesy
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Solar Storm Front Light 1

By Frank
So whilst I’ve been waiting for the LBS to rebuild my front wheel with dynamo, I’ve had to come up with alternative light arrangements.   A friend recommend the SolarStorm lights.  So I went out and bought this…. It’s a simple arrangement – light fixes to bars via a thick stretchy band. Battery has a velcro ...

Fitting SKS road mudguards to the Boardman Hybrid Pro.

Fitting SKS road mudguards to the Boardman Hybrid Pro.
By stovesy
A fairly straight forward fit, but a few things to note. The front mudguard is the trickiest. The fixing to attach the supporting clip to the forks is not long enough – I bought a 70mm M5 hex bolt from ebay to do the trick, and remember, not too tight; the carbon won’t like it. The ...

The only thing left is the frame 1

The only thing left is the frame
By Frank
Back in 2013 when I decided I was going to do LeJog I bought myself a bike.  That bike was the Kona Dewdrop – a rather splendid bike that suited my style of riding.  Essentially I will cycle on everything from road to canal path to dirt track.   The Dewdrop is a hybrid bike with ...

The Light Spur – one way to be seen

The Light Spur - one way to be seen
By Frank
So I’ve started training for LeJog 2015 by cycling to work.  This is largely in response to Stovesy continually sending me little updates via mapmyride that every day he has cycled x miles.  My ride to work involves an 8 mile cycle ride through deepest darkest (it is very dark at this time of the ...

Mavic A719

Mavic A719
By Frank
The Mavic A719 – I had to write about this rim; it’s bullet proof in my humble  opinion.   Last year I used this rim on the front of my bike to travel down tow paths, rough tracks with an extra 10kg of weight in the panniers.   Now I’m not a sprite of a lad ...

I think it’s complete

I think it's complete
By stovesy
I’m sure I can find more gadgets to attach, but for the time being, it’s done. Now just to ride it. Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterest

Tigra Sport BikeConsole

Tigra Sport BikeConsole
By stovesy
So far, an excellent bit of kit. Phone fits perfectly; has sealed cable entry for charger and ‘phones; and the mounting system is really versatile. The holster slides into the mount with a click, and then a thumbscrew makes sure it’s really secure. Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterest