'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…
CYCLE LOGIC - SOUTH WEST DISTRICT TEAM TT CHAMPIONS - JUST SAYING
May 19, 2015
Dale Reardon - Graham Lobb - Paul Friday - flying!
Seven Evergreen SL - Discovered in Cornwall - Crafted in the USA - Delivered in Helston
May 19, 2015
FROM WIKIPEDIA Titanium was discovered included in a mineral in Cornwall, Great Britain, in 1791 by theclergyman and amateur geologist William Gregor, then vicar of Creed parish. He recognized the presence of a new element in ilmenite when he found black sand by a stream in the nearby parish of Manaccan and noticed the sand was attracted by a magnet. 1 x 11 Di2 Rotor 3D Q ring XTR Di2 - 11 speed 11 - 40T Chris King - Whisky - Lizard Skins - Schwalbe FRAME SEVEN EVERGREEN 56CM SL ARGEN DOUBLE BUTTED HEADSET CHRIS KING…
ROTOR CHAIN SETS - THE BASIC SPIN
May 7, 2015
It does not take too much to confuse me - I’m a fairly simple sort of guy - I can appreciate a good concept but retaining it and and applying can give me a headache sometimes. So when we took on Rotor cranks, chainrings and Power options I was in a total tail spin. Hopefully the following should help make sense of what’s what. Rotor make an amazingly light, stiff and versatile range of alloy cranks that can be…