I wrote a post back in April 2021 (link at bottom of page) about my journey unearthing what is believed to be a very interesting S’Bike story. Contentious it may be, but regardless, I seem to have found a (possibly) strong, historical S’Bike thread. Whilst mountain biking is a fairly
The vintage bicycle market is DEAD! Long LIVE the vintage bicycle market!
Like a lot of people who are passionate about ‘vintage stuff’, I’ve been playing in the ‘vintage velo and Moto markets’ for quite some years as a buyer-seller-hobbyist-projecteer. This means, like a lot of people, and maybe you, I’ve had tremendous fun restoring, and riding, and selling, and buying vintage
Cilo Cycles – The Factory in Lausanne
Of all of my content on this site, the most read on a daily basis, and from people from all over the world, is the stuff I’ve written about Cilo Cycles. I get regular emails or messages through social media from people in all time zones asking me questions about
Night ride ‘MOMENTS’
Definition of the word ‘Moment’: A very brief period of time OR if you’re into physics, it is a mathematical expression involving the product of a distance and physical quantity. Now we’ve got this definition out of the way, let me explain the relevance and context. I’ve got some MTB
My cycling event criteria AND why I chose to do the 2022 Yorkshire Mountain Bike Marathon.
Talk to anyone about any cycling course that they’ve ridden in an event and ask them ‘what it was like?’ and they’ll say things like; it was really slippery, it was really stoney, it was really technical, it was really hilly, it was really flat, the toilet facilities were crap,
The first ever ‘Retro-Bike Undergound’
So, what is/was Retro-Bike Underground? In a small North Yorkshire village hall in the UK, a group of like-minded cycling aficionados, who mostly hadn’t ever met before, came together one April evening to share their story about a specific bike that they had brought along. Each person had time to
The Interesting Interview Series No.9: Francis Glatz
I first met Francis Glatz just over a year ago when I rang him up to ask him if he had any spare parts for my ATZ mountain bike forks. He immediately invited me down to his amazing workshop nestled in the Jura Mountains in Switzerland so he could have
The Interesting Interview Series No.8: Simon Holmes & The Lotus
This latest Interesting Interview meets all of my criteria from a subject and content perspective, and also goes one step further as it is a special, dual-interview. In addition to an interesting person answering questions, I’ve also factored in an interesting bike interview as well. I met Simon through the