Monthly Archives: January 2010

Delayed Gratification

Now I’m only a mile and a couple of days away from my Neo Primato frame and fork. The good folks at ATA Cycles in Cambridge are just waiting for my 2Nut Chris King headset to be delivered and then … Continue reading

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At last it’s here………

Eight weeks has slowly become sixteen, but at last, my De Rosa Neo Primato is here. I suppose it’s worth waiting for good things; I bet the Pope went up to Michelangelo more than a couple of times and asked … Continue reading

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Getting out on the Atlantis

As I’ll probably be taking my Atlantis to Iceland I thought that I should get out on it a bit more often. My Atlantis is a 54.5cm frame so it has 26″ wheels and I’m using 47-559 Schwalbe Marathon tyres … Continue reading

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The seed of a tour grows best in mid-winter

Boston has been covered in snow and the temperatures have been below zero for a couple of weeks now so my cycling has been limited to a couple of short trips to the supermarket. So what’s a bicycle tourist to … Continue reading

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Instant Pillow

After a long day’s ride I just want to rest my head and get some sleep. However, getting comfortable on a sleeping pad can be difficult, especially when it comes to pillows. Many people carry a blow up or compressible … Continue reading

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