A bit of a shock.

I got a bit of a shock when I found that the shock absorber on my Boardman mountain bike would cost around £350 to replace. Even with a discount it's being offered by a big supplier, Chain Reaction Cycles, for £279. How can they be so expensive? All they consist of is a tube containing … Continue reading A bit of a shock.

A new tyre and a case of vandalism.

Tyres wear out and have to be replaced but the choice of tyres for mountain bikes is overwhelming. In Formula 1 motor racing all drivers have the same choice of 5 types of tyre. Hard, medium, soft, intermediate and rain which are all made by Pirelli. You might imagine that the situation would be simpler … Continue reading A new tyre and a case of vandalism.