From getting back into cycling in 2020, I have gradually bought a variety of equipment and clothing, ranging from cheap and cheerful to downright stupidly expensive. Now with the benefit of hindsight, I decided to review some key pieces of kit that I like and dislike.
As a disclaimer, I have bought all of these with my own money and these reviews reflect my personal opinion as a passionate amateur cyclist.
Gone Dutch, and why more people should
The Dutch bicycle is a humble workhorse, at the same time simple, mundane, but perfect. Find out why.Keep reading
Garmin Varia RTL515 – a review
Not all bike lights are created equal. Read about one that can warn you about danger coming from behind.Keep reading
An end to bike theft?
Having a bicycle stolen can be devastating, and yet afterwards not much can be done. Could this be changing?Keep reading
POC Ventral Spin – a review
My favourite helmet – so much so that I bought it three times in two years.Keep reading
Hammerhead Karoo 2 – a review
My review of the new kid on the block to incumbent bike computer manufacturers Garmin and Wahoo.Keep reading
Triban RC 120 – a one year review
I bough the highest rated cheap bicycle on the market. After using it for one year, was it worth it?Keep reading
A short review of a book which is truly a source of inspiration for riding long distances, from 50 km to around the world.Keep reading