First 200k Audax

Last Saturday I completed my first 200k Audax – the Border Castles Randoneé from Chepstow. I can’t say I found it easy, but then I…

Cycling a bit further

Tomorrow I’m planning to ride 177.5km (109mi). Further than I’ve ever cycled before. But only by a bit. It’s a local route that I’ve planned…

Minor upgrades and tweaks

Having ridden the “new” bike for about 1000 kilometres now, I’ve made a few changes, mostly for comfort and convenience, whilst adding weight. I think…

The dandy-horse has arrived

My long awaited sportive/audax road bike arrived on Friday. After a late night putting it all together (and hunting for a T25 Torx driver), here…

Making space in the stable

With the anticipated arrival now imminent, I need to make some space in the Bradbury bicycle stable. The n+1 rule assumes a sufficiently-large space in…

Bicycle ordered

Bicycle ordered

I’ve ordered a new bike; my first in over thirteen years – the tandem doesn’t count, that’s Erica’s.  🙂 It will be the first bike…