Category Archives: Cycling

11-32 Cassette and 11-28 Derailleur are a Mismatch

It has been almost a year since I fitted an 11-32 cassette and new chain to the bike, in order to make this work I had to screw in the B-limiter screw all the way which I have now been … Continue reading

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Specialized 2Bliss Tubeless – A Saga In The Making – Part 2

After having tried numerous tricks to get my 2Bliss Ready Specialized tubeless wheels and tyres to seal I decided to clean them up and start again. Before continuing I did a little shopping, as it turned out the guys over … Continue reading

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Specialized 2Bliss Tubeless – A Saga In The Making

I have had a Specialized mountain bike for a couple of years now, it came tubeless-ready so in theory all I had to do was remove the innertubes, fit tubeless valves, put some sealant in and away I go… It … Continue reading

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Nearly there…

This winter feels like it’s been the coldest and longest for a number of years, yes there have been a couple of freaky weeks when we’ve had cold spells with lots of snow in previous years, but this winter has … Continue reading

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Troy Lee Wrist Supports WS5205

I’ve been suffering from aching wrists for quite a while now, on and off for a few years at least since I started working with computers every day, after changing jobs last year I found myself sitting at a computer … Continue reading

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Winter is here

It’s been a few weeks since I rode my mountain bike – we’ve had a few very rainy weeks so I decided to give my road bike some fresh air until the weather calmed down a bit, and this week … Continue reading

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Brake Bleeding

This has been another of those new experiences for me, I learned as I went along the right way and also the not so right (or not so easy / necessary) way to do things… My mountain bike has Magura … Continue reading

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RAM Mounts are GO!

I’ve had my Garmin Dakota 20 and a RAM Mount for a few years now, I originally had it mounted on my Claud Butler hybrid bike which became my first ‘exploration’ bike for getting back into cycling almost ten years … Continue reading

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New 11-32 Cassette, New Chain Rings

I like a challenge when it comes to cycling, especially where hills are concerned.  I’ve ridden up most of the hills that are in cycling distance from my house, some I can still only do (and can only ever imagine … Continue reading

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New wheels, new fun

Having waited a while before placing the order then another few weeks until the order finally arrived, I now have new wheels for my mountain bike – new, lighter, slicker, and tubeless too.  This last point makes the biggest difference … Continue reading

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