A Good Read #2

A Good Read #2

Another book turned up for my July Birthday…”Magic Spanner – The world of cycling according to Carlton Kirby”. Carlton Kirby has been a cycling commentator for nearly 30 years. He works for Eurosport and has commentated on the Tour de France for as long as I can...
New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

An Easy New Year’s Resolution It is that time of year again… Everybody is making New Year Resolutions…ones that you know will last the best part of January, if you are lucky. You know the ones… Lose some weight; Moderate any drinking and that annual favourite – Get...
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...
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....
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...

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