Updates From The Shop

Socks! Look good! Feel awesome! Help animals!

This from teammate and sock-guru Andrew (thanks fella!): English Cycles and Handlebar Mustache have collaborated on a limited edition run of socks with all profits benefiting the Willamette Animal Guild (W.A.G.). ...

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TransAm gear – Kali Tava helmet

Finding the right helmet for the TransAm took a while. I wanted some form of ‘aero road’ helmet for speed. A mainly closed top to avoid sunburn to the scalp (been there before….). And most...

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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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