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Speedwell changes, again

I am on the upward side of an early in the season cold and cough, but before it struck in full force, I got the long-awaited front brake fitted to my Speedwell, intended as a safety net in the event … Continue reading

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1980s Bennett Restoration, continued

My work on the Bennett has been held up due to the crouched position I was working in giving me some back pain, so I have slowed down a little with my work on this project. I am trialling new … Continue reading

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Review of my Brooks saddle

I had thought that cyclists were doomed to suffer that odd combination of pain and numbness which can be the result of cycling any distance on the wrong saddle, followed by soreness in that area the next day. So I … Continue reading

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