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New Cleats And Fresh Breeze

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New cleats, new studs, wind shifted just in time to blow from the north bringing clear skies and a proper chill air of autumn. The first cyclo-cross race of my season tomorrow, bottle-cage and saddle-bag removed from the bike, legs shaved. Cowbells found.

Genuinely excited, slightly scared and gently embrocated.
 

Jo Burt has spent the majority of his life riding bikes, drawing bikes and writing about bikes. When he's not scribbling pictures for the whole gamut of cycling media he writes words about them for road.cc and when he's not doing either of those he's pedaling. Then in whatever spare minutes there are in between he's agonizing over getting his socks, cycling cap and bar-tape to coordinate just so. And is quietly disappointed that yours don't He rides and races road bikes a bit, cyclo-cross bikes a lot and mountainbikes a fair bit too. Would rather be up a mountain.

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