Monthly Archives: Mar 2013

that was tougher than expected – Morains to Macon bourg d’oisans to bristol day 2

bourg d’oisans to bristol day 2, a set on Flickr. It was raining when I started off this morning an hour later than planned due to it being the first day of spring.  The first 30km were pretty much all up … Continue reading

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Never wash your bike in the hotel shower

bourg d’oisans to bristol day 1, a set on Flickr. Day 1 of my trip from Bourg d’Oisans to Bristol started a day earlier than first planned. With snow due in Bourg d’Oisans on Sunday I decided to get away … Continue reading

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Bike service for Bourg d’Oisans to Bristol

Today was spent servicing the PROMPT D902 for my trip back to Bristol via the Paris Roubaix Challenge. With about 1500 km to cover I have replaced tyres and cables and completed a once over of the bike. Tomorrow will … Continue reading

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Panniers fitted for Bourg d’Oisans to Bristol

I spent the morning today fitting my Tubus Fly Rear Rack on the PROMPT D902. As it does not have any eyelets for a rack I also had to intall the conversion kit and rear axle mount kit. After some … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix training just outside Grenoble.

Its not long now until the Paris Roubaix Challenge and I finally got to practice on some cobbles near us in Grenoble. It was a fairly small section just over 10 metres long – pretty straightforward not sure what all … Continue reading

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