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Shimano A520 pedals – review

These pedals have: been pedalled thousands of miles clipped in and of umpteen times allow my foot to unexpectedly spring out a few times caused me to fall off only once and because of that, I think they are fine. … Continue reading

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STI levers verses Bar End shifters

It was almost a year ago when I took the plunge and bought my Thorn Audax.  I agonised over some of the details far too much; in fact we bought our last car with much less thought or research!  Amongst … Continue reading

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Thorn Audax Mk3 – update

Regular readers will know how I have been impressed from the outset with this new bike.  Happily it continues to delight me, so now a few hundred miles later, here’s an update. The main thing is, of course, the frame. … Continue reading

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Brooks B17 saddle – a 27 year love affair

My 27 year old Dawes Galaxy (with Argos respray), complete with the much loved Brooks B17 saddle We’ve ridden thousands of miles together and its been such a great saddle, Brooks was simply the most obvious choice for the new … Continue reading

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