29. April 2020
When did spoked wheels first exist? Find out here
30. March 2020
QUALITY THROUGH EXPERIENCE AND KNOW HOW Product development at DT Swiss focuses on new trends, technical innovation and very high quality standards. The spoke range is fine-tuned in line with the different requirements of the various cycling-disciplines. The portfolio is complemented by the numerous versions of lengths, diameters and colour variants, so nothing stands in the way of building the perfect wheel. STRAIGHTENING PROCESS The first processing step is the same for all types of spokes....
06. November 2018
The TRON XD. A World First, A Fingerprint opening bike Lock! Most bike locks need a key, with this lock you just need your finger, how cool is that! The fingerprint lock allows you or others stored on the lock to use it anytime, the fingerprint technology that is often found on mobile phones now in a bike lock. A truly advanced product of innovation and engineering. Battery Life: 2200 openings on a full charge; at least 150 openings on low charge. Emergency Unlocking: in case of low battery or...
08. September 2018
ULAC bike locks arrive shortly including the fingerprint operated TRON-XD shackle lock. A world first!
20. February 2018
I have, as many of you too have been listening to radio, television or just reading on social media, the incredible fiasco unfolding, that of KFC restaurants running out of chicken and needing to close their doors to customers. The reason behind the non delivery of chicken seems to be a change of logistics company from Bidvest to DHL, with many KFC outlets needing two to three deliveries weekly to hundreds of KFC outlets across the UK requires a masterpiece of logistical planning and execution,...
24. June 2017
Well after a lot of dismantling and cleaning, and adjusting the Puch, the mudguards and chainguard needed some extra work. These parts were cleaned and prepared for repainting, paint matched for colour and resprayed. Now they look as good as new. A set of new tyres completed the Puch Elegance bicycle refurbishment. The finished refurbished Puch Elegance out for a test ride, it rode really well on its new tyres, very smooth. Three speed gears working perfectly, its original narrow handlebars and...
01. May 2017
PUCH Elegance refurb begins..
27. April 2017
Is cycling good for you?
26. April 2017
I am also a bike rescue person. People rescue animals of various types so why not bikes? I have rescued several Raleigh Twenty bikes from the metal scrap bin. The most recent Raleigh rescue was given a new lease of life by a delighted young lady from Bristol. My latest rescue in question is a rather well made metallic brown and cream PUCH Elegance, it even sounds rather good “Elegance”. A classic ladies bike with three gears with a dynamo built in to power some lights, rather handy at...
12. April 2017
Today started with my usual commute to work, I am very fortunate to ride along quiet stretches of the Sustrans cycle network. Today I spotted a bike a short distance ahead as I joined the Sustrans section of my ride. A Lycra clad rider, on what looked like new carbon bike ahead of me. Amazingly I was gaining on the rider every time we came to a hilly section, my three speed laden Brompton should be no match for a road bike on the hilly parts? So why? Technique? Fitness? The rider did seem to be...

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