Gear Up Archive

Geared up to the simplicity of single speed

Bike builder James Kennedy explains that single speed does not mean ‘fixed’ and why he believes it offers the solution to urban riding Last weekend I had a stand at the Spin LDN urban bike show. After the third day of hearing the same misapprehension uttered by people under their breath as they passed our stand I was forced to act. I borrowed some tags …

The Cycle Guy Blog

Cyclists lie to one another. They say they haven’t been training when they have. And if they can be forced to admit to a bit of riding, it’s never more than a few miles and, by the way, it hurt so much they had to stop to catch their breath. Practically chucked, in fact. And so it is with “les Ecrins”, the name given to …