Updates From The Shop

TransAm gear: Exposure lights

My TransAm strategy was to ride fast and get a decent night’s sleep – this meant that I would be able to charge batteries every night, and didn’t plan on riding in the dark too much. That combined...

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5th September 2017

There was one benefit to my TransAm attempt being cut short – I was able to race quite a lot of the local Tuesday night criteriums! Really fun getting to race with the team; we had up to five of us in the...

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4th September 2017

A nice article and English Cycles and Velo in the local paper...

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TransAm gear: SRAM eTap

When I was deciding on parts for shifting duties for the TransAm bike, it was basically down to two choices – because I wanted to be able to shift from both the brake hoods and from the aerobars, electronic...

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TransAm gear: DT wheels and Schwalbe tires

I decided to review these as a set because experience has shown that not all tubeless rims and tires play nicely together. But the 28mm Schwalbe Pro One tires mounted on the DT ERC 1100 DICUT wheels were one of the...

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TransAm gear: Castelli kit

Several years ago when I wanted to have some EC kit made, I spent some time looking at options and selected Castelli to make it for me. This was due to the high quality of their product, the range of kit available...

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TransAm gear: Ruckus custom tailbox

With two months past after my truncated TransAm attempt, I have had plenty of time to reflect on the race. Although I only rode for four-and-a-bit days and a little over 1000 miles, that gave me plenty of time to...

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