I have had my Motobecane Mirage SL for about 4 years now and I’ve ridden over 5,000 fairly hard miles on it; that’s pretty good for a bike purchased for just under $450 (USD).
I’ve written previously about it here
It’s been very good to me and I can’t really fault it at all. Now though it’s getting a little old and some significant parts are in need of replacement. Continue reading “Bike dilemmas”
Now that I am moved and (mostly) unpacked I have been getting out on the bike again. As you will have noticed I am close to some beautiful landscapes which is encouraging me out more, in fact the picture above is from just a few minutes into my first ride from the new place. Continue reading “Back on the bike (it’s not all about cameras)”
So I have talked a little about this before and I read some things recently that prompted me to mention this again.
As a cyclist I often hear “oh… you must be brave (crazy) cycling on these streets” or “you have to wear a helmet!” or “What? you cycled here?!… on the road?” Continue reading “Cycling is not dangerous”
You may or may not have noticed that I have not mentioned cycling much recently and to be honest it’s because I haven’t been riding as much. But my belly is in serious need of control so I am trying to get back into full riding condition.
I didn’t realise how out of condition I was until Tuesday when I decided to ride with a group up Verdugo mountain which is close to me. Continue reading “Riding Verdugo – chasing the sunset”