• Rapha Pro Team Softshell Jacket1 day 15 min agoI used one for a few week's

    I used one for a few week's back last November ish. I've never been so cold and wet. Noticeably more than in a Gabba. Spring time is proabably a better time for it temp wise.

    In the end I reduced my tempo a bit and wore a Rapha Hardshell instead. That's a great jacket.

  • Cyclist brings private prosecution against Plymouth police officer1 day 28 min agoGood luck to him. If every

    Good luck to him. If every near miss were prosecuted, we'd have busy courts and many fewer SMIDSYs.

  • Mason Resolution 105 Hydro1 day 32 min agoIt's really great to see

    It's really great to see steel offering an alternative to carbon and being so contemporary with it. Well done for such a well thought out bike. I would never have considered steel before but I would now. Tried carbon but it's too abundant and for me, too stiff. My Litespeed Sienna is a bike for life but I'd love to own a steel bike like this.

    Would love to know how this bike fares against my current favourite, the Donhou DSS1. Either way, a lovely bike.

  • Video: Ouch! If you're not Chris Froome you shouldn't be 'Frooming'1 day 37 min agoI've done that. Though I my

    I've done that. Though I my case I failed to see the Volvo turning right into my path. The driver was an insurance company rep - paid for the damage and a bit extra for the humbug in cash on the spot and gave me a lift home.
    Nice chap - but he didn't film me lying on my back on his bonnet with the wheels still spinning (it was in the days of toe clips and pressing button B for your phone money back...)

  • Local businesses unhappy with Velothon Wales disruption1 day 40 min agoPretty sure there will be

    Pretty sure there will be some businesses that love this event with all the extra income it will bring into the area.

    Thousands of people travelling to Wales to take part must be a good thing. for the local economy in the long run.

  • 2013 Storck Scenero G2 Frameset _ with full Ultegra1 day 41 min ago51cm Frame st Seat

    51cm Frame

    st
    Seat Tube
    500mm

    tt
    Top Tube
    537mm

    ett
    Effective Top Tube
    548mm

    ht
    Head Tube
    115mm

    cs
    Chain Stay
    399mm

    fr
    Fork Rake
    38mm

    stk
    Stack
    519mm

    rch
    Reach
    398mm

    sta
    Seat Tube Angle
    74.0 degrees

    hta
    Head Tube Angle
    71.5 degrees

  • Video: Ouch! If you're not Chris Froome you shouldn't be 'Frooming'1 day 43 min agoI hope he isn't planning on

    I hope he isn't planning on any coastal cliff top rides. There is being caught off guard and there is blatant riding like a tool. This is the latter.

  • Blackpool cyclist involved in collision with toddler summonsed for dangerous cycling1 day 43 min agoIf you cycle on the Pavement

    If you cycle on the Pavement it is illegal.
    If you're going to chance it you shouldn't cycle any faster than walking pace.
    If you are going to film the street you should have to show what you are recording to anybody that asks.

    Anyway what sort of punishment will the cyclist get ? Will he be let off for this mistake ?
    Or will he be burnt at the stake !

  • Passers-by free unicyclist from underneath bus following collision in Walthamstow1 day 44 min ago@damthomascyclist:

    @damthomascyclist: victim-blaming a favourite pastime of yours?

    There is a much steeper learning curve for a unicycle, so by the time a unicyclist is competent enough to use it as an everyday travel option or to ride on the road, they're likely already more competent at unicycling than most Londoners on bikes are at cycling.

    Idiot.

  • Mason Resolution 105 Hydro1 day 49 min agotrekker12 wrote:Thank

    trekker12 wrote:
    Thank goodness bikes like this exist, or we would all end up riding around on each others replicas of ground up dinasour bone and ancient trees sold to us by mass corporate companies who decide what colour we should prefer this year.
    I

    Absolutely agree with you. Same can be said for most things in life, Nike or Kappa, Ford or Alpha, PG tips or Revolution Tea. Each market has it's mass products and it's niche markets. Loyalty to their chosen Market force is why folk tend to mock the rest..

    This is an absolutely lovely looking bike, It has jumped onto my wishlist right near the top. I may be in touch in a year (or two Day Dreaming )

  • Blackpool cyclist involved in collision with toddler summonsed for dangerous cycling1 day 52 min agoI disagree, the toddler seems

    I disagree, the toddler seems to cause the collision. But that's not really the point. The cyclist shouldn't have been using the pavement, but given that he was, he should have been way more cautious to ensure that something like this couldn't have happened. I think both parties have probably learnt from their mistake. I'm not sure the media outrage, witch hunt and police action was warranted over a few cuts and bruises.

  • Video: Ouch! If you're not Chris Froome you shouldn't be 'Frooming'1 day 52 min agoOh so that's why it's a good

    Oh so that's why it's a good idea to wear a helmet D Oh

  • Witness appeal after 31 year old Esther Hartsilver killed in Camberwell lorry collision1 day 54 min agoNot another cyclist killed

    Not another cyclist killed why does this keep happening ? RIP !

    Worried
    Something has to be done about this.

  • Cannondale Synapse Carbon Ultegra Disc1 day 57 min agoHaving tried a lot of bikes

    Having tried a lot of bikes before putting getting myself the Di2 version of this model earlier in the year I can safely say I'm never going back rim brakes. Whilst my rim-brake owning friends are tip-toeing down hills in the wet, I feel perfectly confident with the hydraulic discs knowing they'll do exactly what I ask them to do - instantly - every time. Hydraulic brakes are just so much fun.

    The rest of the bike is fantastic. The frame is very stiff as you'd expect, but what's best is that for fast long-distance riding along country lanes (and the occasional cobbled path) it absorbs the road buzz better than anything else I've tried. Yes, it's pretty expensive for the components - especially the steep markup on the Di2 system - but I've never ridden something that so inspires me to get on my bike at every chance.

    I could wax lyrical about the Synapse all day - as could a couple of club mates who've tried it - but sufficed to say I love it and I feel very lucky that I was able to buy one.

    Your mileage may vary Wink

  • Giro D'italia Stage 191 day 58 min agobackflipbedlem wrote:Who else

    backflipbedlem wrote:
    Who else has this team?

    Contador
    Landa
    Aru
    Trofimov
    Hesjedal
    Kruijswijk
    Amador
    Caruso
    Betancur

    Not me, but only because I do not have any transfers left to get me there. Kyrienka, Intxuasti and Uran instead of Hesjedal/Amador/Caruso. What really sums up what a crap Giro I am having though is that my purist team does not have a single member of your team in it!

    Good luck everyone enjoy.

    Sick Sick Sick

  • Cycling jerseys — everything you need to know1 day 1 hour agoI wish Think Geek would bring

    I wish Think Geek would bring back their Star Trek uniform cycling jerseys

  • Mason Resolution 105 Hydro1 day 1 hour agorix wrote:Beautiful

    rix wrote:
    Beautiful bike.

    Nice cabling... except for that long rear derailleur cable casing on back.


    Thanks rix,
    The long outer for the rear mech is there because I learned from CX bikes that a full outer cable or interrupted outer from the TT is way more durable in the dirt and wet.
    These bikes are for all season use, so that's why the cable routing is designed in that way. You can run full-outer or split it at the TT.
    Running the cable down the seat stay also means there is less chance of moisture buildup as there can be when running up from the CS.

  • Passers-by free unicyclist from underneath bus following collision in Walthamstow1 day 1 hour agoHugely positive to read that

    Hugely positive to read that random passers-by and restaurant customers rushed out to assist here. Really made me smile that bit. As for the issue of unicyclists riding on the road - it's a difficult one, it maybe law but it seems foolish to order folks who can do this with ease to ride on the road. No brakes to speak of, Wobble factor means drivers could read the situation wrong, and generally just not being in 100% control seems to me to be 3 reasons why they would be better elsewhere. But as we all know, if space is limited, there's really no-where else for them to go.

    Its a case of - 4 wheels bad, 2 wheels good, 1 wheel gamble.

  • Mason Resolution 105 Hydro1 day 1 hour agoTheDoctor wrote:So as you've

    TheDoctor wrote:
    So as you've clearly ignored the question about the frame weight im going to go with it being the wrong side of 2kg otherwise you'd have put a figure to it by now Waiting

    Sorry TheDoctor, Please dont get cross! I didn't ignore your Q, just meant to come back to it and forgot. Lot's to do and weighing all the frames and getting the figs up on the site is one of those jobs!
    The 54cm Resolution weighs 1930g.

  • Vincenzo Nibali: Astana doping issues "not my responsibility"1 day 1 hour agoianrobo wrote:daddyELVIS

    ianrobo wrote:
    daddyELVIS wrote:
    ianrobo wrote:
    Back then we did have a brave few to do that, this time just Froome and a couple others ?

    Is that the same. Froome who went to Vino's retirement party and refused to call him a cheat during an interview with Kimmage in 2014?

    but to his credit he is the only one who was prepared to be named int he CIRC report

    So a rider who refused to call-out a proven cheat who is now managing a top team helped to put together a report on doping that basically shed no new light on the subject!

  • Rose Xeon CDX 3100 Di21 day 1 hour agoReally look forward to

    Really look forward to hearing more on this sergius, my finger has been hovering over the buy button for a good three months whilst I've been getting my finances in order.

  • Passers-by free unicyclist from underneath bus following collision in Walthamstow1 day 1 hour agoalotronic

    alotronic wrote:
    danthomascyclist wrote:
    vonhelmet wrote:
    danthomascyclist wrote:
    I do hope he makes a full recovery, and learns the valuable lesson that if you play stupid games, you win stupid prizes.

    Eh? How do you know he was doing anything stupid? Am I missing something?

    We don't yet know who as at fault, but riding a unicycle in the road is always stupid.

    Though, as pointed out above, a unicyclist is required to ride on the road.

    You're correct in that they are technically classed as bicycles. It doesn't make them any less dangerous.

    At times I feel exposed as a cyclist and we see discussions on here every day about the dangers cyclists face. Would you then remove a wheel, remove your braking, make yourself more susceptible to cross-winds, less stable and find the risk acceptable on the road? I wouldn't.

  • Video: Ouch! If you're not Chris Froome you shouldn't be 'Frooming'1 day 1 hour agoAll the driver's fault - the

    All the driver's fault - the car should have been painted hi viz.

  • British Cycling using drone technology to try to give BMX riders Olympic edge (+ video)1 day 1 hour agoWell as the rest of the world

    Well as the rest of the world catches on to marginal gains, BC were always going to find some way to take the whole thing further. Sounds cool. Maybe firing rockets at riders will make them a bit quicker too...

  • Mason Resolution 105 Hydro1 day 1 hour agoTheDoctor wrote:So as you've

    TheDoctor wrote:
    So as you've clearly ignored the question about the frame weight im going to go with it being the wrong side of 2kg otherwise you'd have put a figure to it by now Waiting

    Dom from Mason commented on a previous article on here, "Frame weight for the 56cm Columbus Spirit frame is 1985g, the Dedacciai frame is 1530g. Fork is 365g."