Everything tagged with Longtermer

Blog post: BIKE TEST (longtermer): Kinesis 4S Disc

My annual cycling habits are pretty consistent and I clock up about 8,000 road miles every 12 months. The majority are consumed on the 26-mile daily commute to LCC head office from west London, then there’s the racing (mainly criterions...

Blog post: BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Genesis Croix de Fer

The summer has arrived, the bikes are out and as an LCC staffer I am currently riding a long term test bike, a fantastic Genesis Croix de Fer 30. Retailing at around £1699, I would have expected this bike to be good, but not this good! &nbs...

Blog post: BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Charge Plug 1

Three months in and the Plug has settled into a role as my in-town runabout. My hack gets me from outer London to central, with me in padded shorts and helmetcam. My full sus is for fun. When I’m suited, booted, and off to an important mee...

Blog post: BIKE TEST (longtermer): Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400

E-bikes eh? Everyone's got an opinion. But have you actually tried one, a modern one, one that you can use equally well around town and off the beaten track? We've been putting a Cube Reaction Hybrid HPA 400 through its paces over the last few mo...

Blog post: BIKE REVIEW (longtermer): Specialized Ruby Elite

I’ve not long returned from a brilliant 6 days in Normandy, France; where I’ve been on a group cycling trip with 50 others in a local cycling ‘gang’. As a staffer at LCC, I’m lucky enough to be a riding a long term ...