Madonna del Ghisallo

Posted by on Aug 23, 2007 in Interesting Things | 2 Comments

Ever wondered who the patron saint of cyclists is?  Wonder no more, it’s this lady right here: The Madonna del Ghisallo.  This is an extract from ‘The Tablet’, 14th July 2007. “According to legend, the medieval Count Ghisallo was attacked by bandits while travelling near the village of Magreglio in Lombardy, northern Italy, when he […]

Handbuilt Wheel

Posted by on Aug 22, 2007 in Bikes, Road Bikes, Shop | One Comment

This 700c wheel (more photos here) has been given life using spare parts lying around in the workshop.  The hub is a Shimano Deore LX 36 hole in black laced onto a black Rigida SX 100 rim (36 hole – obviously).  Finished off with DT Swiss double butted spokes (2.0/1.8/2.0) with silver brass 12mm nipples.  Laced using a […]


Posted by on Aug 16, 2007 in Projects | 5 Comments

The Moulton project.  More info coming soon.

Bianchi 2008

Posted by on Aug 16, 2007 in Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes | One Comment

Bike Radar has an exciting sneak peek at the 2008 Bianchi line-up. We’ll be taking orders soon and you’ll be able to see them in store mid-September. You’ll have get behind me for an Oetzi though! Bianchi Sneak Preview Link

New iMac

Posted by on Aug 13, 2007 in Shop | One Comment

Finally ordered up all the gubbins for the new EPOS system we are going to use at the shop, including this new iMac 20″.  The good people at Gordon Harwood Computers (thanks Adrian) helped with the decision and hopefully it will be delivered by Monday 20th August.

Bianchi Via Nirone

Posted by on Aug 12, 2007 in For Sale | One Comment

Coming soon…  …several beautiful Bianchi road bikes at discounted prices.  These bikes were ‘inherited’ when I bought the shop and are all 2006 models.  Hand made in Italy, they ooze cool and at these prices it’s time to stop dreaming and start getting your wallet out.  First come first serve basis only so watch this space.