Category: Bike News

Bike News, Food News

Supplements for older cyclists

I’m 50 and, although I’m not a competitive cyclist, I like to think that I’m in fairly good shape given committments with work, family, etc. I could do with losing about 5kg to bring me comfortably in the weight guidelines for my age & height, and that would help my cycling too, but I’m not …

Bike News, Bikes

Cannondale CAADX vs Kinesis Crosslight

Can two popular cyclocross bikes have completely different personalities? I’d have to say a big fat “Yes” – I’m running a Cannondale CAADX Sora Disc (bought in December 2014) and a Kinesis Crosslight Pro3 (about three years old), both ace bikes in their own right, but very specific in terms of which would be best …

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Cycling inspiration in one picture

Inspiration comes in many forms and the advertisers try their damnedest to persuade us one way or another. But there’s one image that’s really inspired me to dig deep this year and to get out & ride whatever the weather… it’s this Rapha banner image from the shop site, which I trust they won’t mind …

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Ultimate Christmas presents for cyclists

Ultimate Christmas presents Cycling gives you the option to spend amounts of money on your passion (that’s your bike, not your significant other?) that start to make your head spin. How about a bike for the price of a small car or feeding an expensive coffee addiction with the ultimate expresso machine? Ever since we …

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Quick Caps – A Kickstarter project for a bicycle quick release wheel lock

I’ve just pledged the first Mombee Kickstarter support for Curtis Dorrington, a local (Bristol) designer who has produced a simple lock to stop people opening a bicycle wheel’s quick release. It’s a neat idea that should stop someone nicking your wheels, which is a worry when in town or commuting, and inevitably means carrying extra …

Bike News, News

Keep Calm And Peloton shirts on sale now!

After a slightly slow start with a day job getting in the way, the Keep Calm and Peloton t-shirts are now ready and for sale… fantastic!! Keep Calm And Peloton is the first design to come from me (Mombee.Com) to prove to friends and family that my dream of building a different lifestyle around designs, …

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Keep Calm And Peloton – Probably the best cycling shirts ever?

Our shirts are finally live for sale via eBay at the moment. You may have seen them over the summer in France and Spain, around Wiltshire or even on the TV feed from the Tour Of Britain – so now you know where to get them… For these shirts I’ve used eBay to test the …

Bike News, Design News

The Keep Calm T-Shirts are coming!

Our fantastic new Keep Calm T-Shirts go on sale on the 25th August. If you’ve seen one of us and would like to be amongst the first people to recieve one of these t-shirts, then please leave your details here and we’ll get to you. Cheers from Mombee!! [contact-form to=’pete@functionalfit.co.uk’ subject=’Keep Calm T-Shirt interest’][contact-field label=’Name’ …

Bike News, Mombee Design

Mombee Designs – First T-shirts ordered

Just placed an order for the first 100 Mombee cycle t-shirts – with luck they’ll be with us at the end of next week. In the meantime, we’ll keep the design under our hats (cycle helmets – ed?), but rest assured it’s a simple punchy design that we love. This is a real watershed moment… …