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bike computer

So, I found out yesterday that I’ve been riding my bike all wrong since it arrived. The reason? I failed to Read The Fucking Manual. To be honest, I didn’t even know we HAD a manual. But on looking at it last night, Steve found that the reason I’d been feeling that the bike was sluggish lately wasn’t my tyres (which we’d… Read more »

Feeling the fear

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I broke through a barrier yesterday – I used my bike for actual transport for the first time. Until today, my riding has consisted entirely of recreational cycling. I’ve cycled down the voies vertes for fun, and on the local lanes for the same reason. Yesterday, however, I headed for a friend’s house to deliver apples and pick grapes – an… Read more »