Monthly Archives: March 2013

Review – Specialized Allez 2013

Technicalities Frame: Specialized A1 Premium Aluminium, fully manipulated tubing with smooth welds Fork: Specialized Aluminium fork, alloy steerer and crown, 1-1/8″ Front and rear Derailleur: Shimano 2300 Number of Gears: 16 Shifters: Shimano 2300 STI Chainset: Shimano 2300 Compact with 50/34T chainrings Bottom Bracket: Sealed cartridge, square taper, … Continue reading

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Enter health study and you might win £100 in vouchers!

University College London is undertaking a health study in conjunction with those nice people at the CTC.  It’s all about you as a cyclist and your health history.  It takes about 10 minutes to do and offers you the opportunity … Continue reading

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New Women’s Cycling Magazine

To make sure women cyclists are thoroughly on the map, if proof was ever needed, a new magazine is being launched.  Dedicated to women cyclists here in the UK it looks like they’re off to a good start. Published by … Continue reading

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Review – nakd snack bars

Not far from my office is a health food shop and I often pop in to buy something at lunch time, possibly for our food cupboard at home or simply because I’m still hungry and fancy a snack to keep … Continue reading

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Bicycle art

  We came across this and couldn’t help but think how lovely it is.  Never mind the dusting to keep it clean or the odd bit of rust, this is lovely. There must be a 1001 uses for old bicycles … Continue reading

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DIY Cardboard bike frame

A while ago we thought we might have some fun and try to build our own cardboard bike frame.  Here’s how it went: Stage 1 Becky goes into our LBS and asks if they have a cardboard box she could … Continue reading

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Minimum alcohol pricing

I seldom wade into politics in my blog but this time I cannot let the issue of alcohol pass by once again.  It appears Prime Minister David Cameron is back-tracking on a commitment to increase the minimum price for alcohol. … Continue reading

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Review – Cherry Active drink

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One of the nice things from occasionally being approached and asked to review a product is that I personally get the chance of sampling something that is new to me – and which I would genuinely be interested in buying … Continue reading

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