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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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London Nocturne 2014 – Report

Smithfield Market on Saturday… Big crowds (getting bigger as dusk approached), loud music, big screens, crowd barriers, and lots of bikes. As this was our first visit to the Nocturne, on a friend’s recommendation, we had booked tickets for the grandstand, but arrived at the 16.00 start to make sure we had decent seats… It …

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Pink? In touch with my feminine side? No…

… It’s Giro time again!! I’ve always been quite comfortable with pink, it’s a nice colour and I’m more than happy to wear bold pink stripes at work, and pink lycra jerseys if I’m out [on your bike… Ed]. But it’s this time of year when the whole family gets a bit twitchy when ‘pink’ …

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Cycling Books – Top reads

Over the years my collection of cycle books has grown and I’ve gradually been drawn into the secret lives in innumerable passionate cyclists. So what are my top reads? The logical place to start would be where most reader first come into touch with cycling books, Armstrong’s Not About The Bike fable… but let’s start …

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Viva Wilier – where the name originated…

Italians have historically used the letter W as shorthand for ‘Viva’ and their road racers would be supported with banners that read “W Coppi” or “W il Giro”. The Italians also had a patriotic expression that read “Long live Italy, liberated and redeemed”, which translated to “W l’Italia liberata e redenta”… and this was further …