Specialized Ruze Expert 6Fattie - Customer's Demo ride report
November 17, 2015
You could be forgiven for thinking that there are almost as many MTB wheel sizes as bottom bracket formats these days. 26" - (old school now dead and buried) 29" Fastest format - (new old school - now mainly xc and hardtails) 27.5" New standard - (current go to choice for all platforms) 27.5 Fat / 6 Fattie - (NOT to be confused with Hooter Patrol / Beach / Old school Fat Bikes) The new 27.5Fat is a wide 27.5…
Our Seven Evergreen - Tested!
November 13, 2015
Very nice review from www.cyclereviewer.co.uk on our Seven Evergreen Refreshing aspect of this review is 1. they road the hell out of it! 2. the review is almost a travelogue - with amazing pics of our local area. Check it out here
November 3, 2015
I promised Steve on my return from the Himalayas I'd scribble something of a follow-up post to the one I wrote back in the summer that talked about the Surly ECR as a bike for travelling on. I've been back in Cornwall for a couple of weeks now and being afflicted with a lack of inspiration this afternoon with respect to work I thought this might be the ideal opportunity to sling up a few words and pictures. I might…
'What the hell are wet suits doing in a Cycle Shop?' A little bit of history.
August 5, 2015
If I had a pound for every time I've heard that - So here is a little history lesson. Almost two decades ago a guy called Trevor Gunning walked into our little lock up shop in Tyacke Road in Helston - Trevor was working in some capacity for Saucony the shoe giant. Saucony had also just aquired Quintana Roo, Litespeed and Merlin Metalworks. (This was also the start our love affair with Titanium). Trevor had also just sold his…
Surly ECR Thoughts
May 28, 2015
I recently acquired a Surly ECR (apparently ECR means whatever you want it to.. Escape Common Routine, Eat, Camp Ride.. whatever) courtesy of my friends at Cyclelogic.. and with a big mountain journey looming at the end of the summer needed to take it for something of a shake-down ride somewhere.. hence this blog post. It's not intended to be a detail review of the bike as such, much as been written about the ECR and a quick web search…