1800 meters of climbing on mostly dirt roads in 85km? How else do you think Don would have celebrated his birthday? Make sure to check out the #DonsNonBdayRide hashtag on Instagram for more photos from the ride!
Musette Bakery were one of the principle supporters of our recent BKLA13 trip and kept us fuelled up. I’m a massive fan of their ethos and product and you can read my full interview here. I was also stoked to chow down on the special edition ‘Davey’ cookie that made its way into each registered riders Red Hook Crit goody bag. Fantastic people and fantastic company, give them and your legs some support and get yourself some. Check out their recently redesigned page here.
Loving this look of this resource. On our trips there has been too many occasions where we’ve tried to sneak our bike in walking confidently through a hotel lobby making no eye contact as if we we’ve just returned with a Harem. No more!
It’s still dark outside. It might be wet or windy. It is definitely cold. Your bed is warm. For any normal person, there is no decision to be made, just a flicker of consciousness before turning over, pulling up the covers and sinking back into luxurious slumber.
2 of my favourite UK artisans Brothers Cycles and Trakke both feature in Huck’s recent indie series. My readership of Huck wavered a little when there was a lot of quite preachy environmental focused articles, but it’s nice to see them tapping into what made my pick it up of the news stand in the first place.
“H&M is pleased to announce a men’s capsule collection with Brick Lane Bikes of East London, combining the function of cycling wear with great city style for both on and off the bike. The 11 piece collection has been designed by H&M and tested and approved by Brick Lane Bikes, one of the world’s leading custom-bike specialists. Inspired by both vintage pieces and today’s sports performance, the collection is made from more sustainable materials as part of H&M’s Conscious work. The collection will be launched on 7th March 2013 in approximately 180 stores worldwide, as well as online.”
This promises to be one hell of a night with top quality food and drink put on by Siempre, Awesome prizes to be won in our charity raffle, Screenings of some films that made our 2012, quality banter and a few beers on us as a festive treat.
Thanks to Chris and Don i’ve been indulging in some stat geekery courtesy of Velo Viewer and Strava Multiple Ride Map. The Multiple Ride Map lets you see how your Strave recorded rides map out on a totally interactive map. Some screenshots of mine below. Velo Viewer shows every segment you’ve ever ridden and lets you play around with the data.