DIY Headset Press

One of the must have tools when building up a bicycle is a headset press, it is also one of the easiest to fabricate as a DIY project. The recent rebuild of my Van Nicholas necessitated the use of a headset press and given the cost of a Park Tool version at over £100 it…

A Winters Tale

Back in the Autumn I had decided that I needed a winter bike so I placed an online order for a Canyon with disc brakes, the order was later cancelled when the bike delivery date came and went and Canyon could not confirm when I might expect to receive it. The reason for an extra…

Canyon Catastrophe

Having purchased A Canyon Ultimate CF SL 9.0 with no problems twelve months ago my choice for a winter bike with disc brakes looked no further than the Canyon website. Checking the anticipated delivery dates I was pleasantry surprised that my chosen model was available in 7 days. The buy button was pushed and I…