Freedom Cycle System

Freedom Cycle System

A Favourite Brand – Freedom Cycle System: In the early days of the SpeedX saga, I came across the Freedom Cycle System on Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform. It is an Australian project, launched by Tim Holmes and Steve Serpall. The Kickstarter campaign was...
Smart Trainer

Smart Trainer

Turbo Trainer – Elite Qubo Digital Smart B+ Having started back riding (in April 17) with a set of ‘dumb’ Rollers, by June, I was convinced that I needed something a bit more ‘realistic’, a Trainer that I could work with that would be capable of a full training plan....
Managing Expectation

Managing Expectation

This short article was first written in May 2016 about the Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter and was written as the Admin of the SpeedX Riders Facebook Group.  The SpeedX Leopard bikes were delayed, and some backers were becoming very impatient....
Urban Myths

Urban Myths

Cyclists shave their legs to faster and other urban myths Have you heard the one about…  the lady who bought a cup of coffee at a MacDonald’s drive through… put it between her legs – drove off and crashed her car and sued MacDonald’s for...
Road Cycling – The Basics #3

Road Cycling – The Basics #3

Cycling Clothing: Lycra is a cyclist’s best friend! To enjoy road cycling, you need to wear the right type of clothing; however, this does not mean that you have to fill your wardrobe with Lycra. It does help with your comfort if you wear some clothes that are...
Road Cycling – The Basics #2

Road Cycling – The Basics #2

Which Bike is Best for you? Before buying your road bike, you need to spend some time thinking about a) What are you going to use it for and b) How much can you afford to spend? The more thought you give to this, the easier it becomes to buy the best bike for you! Why...

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