A New Winter Bike

The initial purchase of the Van Nicholas Yukon frame from Fatbirds was the easy bit, the six week delay in obtaining the drop bars, stem, titanium seat post, collar and bar tape direct from the Van Nicholas factory confirmed that the bike build would not be a five minute job. Knowing about this delay early…

Puncture Woe On Hampshire Lanes

It is like spinning a roulette wheel, which is about the right description for choosing a suitable tyre for use on Hampshires lanes. The year to date has seen the use of three makes of tyre and nine punctures. January and February were cold, wet, icy and windy and my Boardman Hybrid sported Vittoria Zaffiro…