Archive April 2019

Double Dutch

It’s been a good weekend’s cycling the past couple of days. On Saturday I got in a three hour endurance ramp ride down via Selkirk into the Yarrow valley and then back up to Innerleithen and round over the Granites to Stow. I survived the two miles of unbelievably rough chipseal in the Yarrow valley

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Monkey Business

This post has a very tenuous link to cycling 🙂 At the weekend it was my daughter’s 11th birthday, and we spent the day at Go Ape in Glentress forest near Peebles. Mountain bikers will know that area as some of the most glorious single track in Scotland. That’s the tenous cycling bit of the

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Braketastic

A few days ago I removed the destroyed hydraulic brake on the Fuego, and replaced it with a new one. I managed to get it installed, bled the old fluid and topped up with new fluid without any hitches – a job I had no idea how to do and was somewhat apprehensive of, until

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