Ride To Oxford

Just two days after my longest ride of the year I set off on another, even longer.  Ever since my ride to Cambridge last year I had promised myself a ride to Oxford to complete the ‘pair’ of University cities within striking distance of home for a days ride.  They are pretty much equidistant and…

Waste Not, Want Not..

This morning in a flash of inspiration I created this.. From this.. I converted my my very first mountain bike, the Kona Lava Dome, that had already been previously converted to a hybrid bike, into a fixed/free wheel single speed bike.  Just right for scooting around town on the odd errand or just for fun.…

A Fun Fixie From My Spares

I saw my first mountain bike, a Kona Lava Dome, languishing behind my other bikes in the garage this morning. It was missing several parts that at some stage over recent years had been ‘borrowed’ for other bikes. As it was a major part of my reintroduction to regular cycling a number of years ago…