equipment

Ground Effect

Ground Effect Ground Effect make great cycling gear. Score a $30 credit against your first online order… and a 5% rebate on all other purchases. Fill in the form to get your Ground Effect discount. Yes, I get a minor benefit if you do, but it is all in a good cause.

Toxy ZR

I picked this up at SPEZI 2013 in Germany whilst travelling with my wife for a nearby conference. I first spotted the ZR online in about 2005 and commissioned a friend to make me  a similar machine but it never really handled satisfactorily. It was decidedly scary at speed and I lost confidence in it. My wife decided to …

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Free maps on your Garmin Edge Device

I just came across an excellent article on how to download free maps to your Garmin Edge 705/800/810 OpenStreeMaps are easy to order from this site http://garmin.openstreetmap.nl/ and DCRainmaker tells you how to get them onto your map-capable Garmin device here: http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2013/05/download-garmin-705800810.html

Discounts

Ground Effect Ground Effect make great cycling gear. Score a $30 credit against your first online order… and a 5% rebate on all other purchases. Fill in the form to get your Ground Effect discount

Garmin Edge 810

The touchscreen Edge 810 rovides navigation and advanced training capabilities for the dedicated cyclist. It connects through your smartphone to access live tracking, social media sharing and weather. The 810 works with detailed street or TOPO maps for navigation when touring, commuting or doing other activities. Its GPS capabilities provide accurate data and navigation capabilities …

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Why a Recumbent?

When I started randonneuring I quickly realised that there had to be a better experience than suffering saddle sores and neck pain, not to mention nerve damage resulting in lingering finger numbness.