Components, Maintenance

Replacing SRAM hoods – Easier than you’d think

The hood on my Kinesis’ right hand SRAM brake lever started to tear a few weeks back and by last week was clearly not going to last much longer, so needed replacing. The Kinesis is now proudly wearing brand new bright red SRAM doubletap hoods in place of the old black ones. They were suprisingly …


Jockey wheels jammed… ooer missus!!

I love SRAM, I really really do… their appearance on the market was just the ticket for all those folk who felt that Shimano offered a wide range of disposable (albeit clean-running) components. For most road riders Campagnolo has always been the goal, the nirvana around which a dream bike would be built… but for …