Product Review – LifeLine Atria 200

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Having used my current light set up for some 3 years now I needed an upgrade, having used a light set up that involved a seperate battery pack where the battery was kept in a bag attached to my top tube, the cables for this set up were beginning to come away from the battery […]

Product Review – Garmin 1030

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In 2017 Garmin launched the upgraded version of its flagship unit the Garmin Edge 1000 with the new Garmin Edge 1030, I have been testing the new unit for over 12 months now and here is my review! With lots of new features and add ons for the new Garmin 1030 in comparison to the […]

Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike… Unless it’s winter!

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Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike…(John F. Kennedy), John was obviously not saying this when he was cycling into a gale force headwind with a side order of driving rain at 6pm on a cold winter’s evening, as let me tell you it’s not pleasure that springs to mind but exhaustion. […]

Calories – HOW MANY!!!

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THERE’S HOW MANY CALORIES IN THAT! Followed by a few expletives that are not suitable for polite company fell out of my mouth earlier this week after paying close attention to the calories contained within a simple chicken sub roll sandwich, chosen for what I would presumed would be a lower calorie, higher protein alternative […]

Miles, Sores & Repairs….

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Week one of the mission to get myself back on my bike has not been a resounding success if I am being completely honest….in no small part to a certain part of my anatomy not quite used to being back on the bike. Not my legs strangely they were feeling OK with back to back […]

Product Review – PBK Premium Bib Shorts

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In the Spring of 2017 ProBikeKit launched their own range of clothing, aimed at the mid range market sitting just below the likes of Castelli and Rapha but not your every day own brand cheap off the shelf stuff. ProBikeKit let me have a pair for free for testing and here are my thoughts!  When the PBK Premium Bib Shorts first arrived, I did have some concerns […]

New Year New M….

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Here I am its New Year and all the “New Year New Me” pseudoscience has begun, YES I say it every year, yes I make promises every year I cannot keep. A Facebook post makes me chuckle rather loudly which reads “People choose the most depressing month to give up shit they love….”, it is true […]