O.Symetric chainrings and gear shift quality

Posted by Mark on May 21, 2013 under tech | Be the First to Comment

After trying out Rotor’s Q-Rings I decided to give O.Symetrics a go too. Read more of this article »

How long does it take to find form?

Posted by Mark on April 16, 2013 under training | Be the First to Comment

Coming back from an injury, starting from scratch, or just been plain lazy (me). How long does it take to find an acceptable level of form? Read more of this article »

Brand Loyalty

Posted by Mark on January 18, 2013 under bike | Be the First to Comment

What generates brand loyalty? I’m willing to bet there are whole studies on the subject, and no doubt any marketing executive could tell me their thoughts.  Read more of this article »

Cycling induced memory loss

Posted by Mark on October 14, 2012 under sportives | Be the First to Comment

“Really? You can’t remember what we had for dinner two days ago?” asks the wife.

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Condor Cycles at the Cycle Show

Posted by Mark on October 2, 2012 under training | Be the First to Comment

Went for a wander around the Cycle Show last Friday. Saw some very nice stuff – and, although rather partisan of me (I own an Acciaio and Condor Cycles are very much my LBS) my favourite stand there was Condor. Here are some snaps:

Haute Route, done

Posted by Mark on September 1, 2012 under racing | Read the First Comment

Crikey, it’s all over! Read more of this article »

Haute Route 2012 preparation – done

Posted by Mark on August 12, 2012 under training | Be the First to Comment

Well, that’s it. I can do no more. I am ready for the Haute Route. Read more of this article »

Gear selection for the Haute Route

Posted by Mark on August 11, 2012 under training | Be the First to Comment

OK, after experimenting with chainrings I’ve found I prefer the feel of the O.Symetrics. Read more of this article »

Decisions, decisions – round or wonky rings for the Haute Route?

Posted by Mark on August 8, 2012 under tech | Be the First to Comment

Recently I’ve swapped from Q-rings to O.Symetrics (more on that in another post) – but there is a small problem with the upcoming Haute Route. Read more of this article »

2012 Haute Route magazine

Posted by Mark on August 1, 2012 under racing | Be the First to Comment