Well the new bike has arrived
So here we are, the new toy. I went to Intersport in St. Junien to order the Merida Big Nine Limited, they had a 30% discount, bringing the price down to a comfortable 1050€. They didn’t have one my size! And they had run out of stock at Intersport big cheese house and everywhere else …
Losing a few kilos
My mountain bike ride from Clermont down to Montpelier will be roughly 660 kilometres long, I’m planning on riding with a total weight of 90 kilos, made up of me, bike, camping gear, food and water. That may increase on a hot day with extra fluid but to make that easier there are plenty of …
I want a new mountain bike
Welcome to my first foray into writing a blog. This one is a slightly techy one, though more to do with a wish list and bike porn than head angles and crank lengths! I’ll start with a brief bio and why I want a new mountain bike. I’m nearly 60, I live in France and …