Monthly Archives: June 2010

Nearing the finish line?

The Bob Jackson frame is back complete with a bottom bracket that looks to be fitted straight, they even managed to send the correct forks back with it. All being well, and provided the LBS don’t find anything else wrong, … Continue reading

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#105 – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

The third week of our Indiana Jones mini season. Not sure if we’ll worry about the fourth film just yet. 72/250

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Return of the Jackson

Having received the returned frame yesterday, Bob Jackson Cycles reckon there is nothing wrong with the BB shell and so won’t do anything to rectify it. As a last resort they’ve been asked to fit a BB in the hope … Continue reading

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Fixed commute

Today was my first voluntary long commute to work. I took the fixed-gear Tricross instead of the Lemond, and consequently was about 5 minutes slower, albeit over a fractionally longer route. Part of that will be the lowish 42:18 gearing, … Continue reading

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Weather changing bridge

Whilst spinning back along the canal towards the end of my ride this evening, I managed to ride under a bridge in the dry, and appear on the other side in a somewhat surprising rain storm. Despite the mild soaking … Continue reading

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Is it down to the lake I fear?

Spurred on by a week of decent commuting, a ride down to Chew Valley Lake was in order for today, the first time for just over two years. After rather too much faffing, I left the house somewhat later than … Continue reading

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Cycle to work week – Day 5

The last of the semi-organised rides to work today, and again there were only 2 of us. As neither of use were in a particular hurry we rode back at a leisurely pace meaning I did the round trip in … Continue reading

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Sense of humour failure

Back in mid-May, a semi-custom Bob Jackson Vigorelli frame was ordered for me through an LBS and all was well with the world. Almost 4 weeks to the day later a beautiful frame was delivered to the shop, complete with … Continue reading

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Cycle to work week – Day 4

Just two of us made the trip today. We had a far more leisurely ride back into Bath, but I still did the round trip in 52 minutes.

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Spin Spin Sugar

An hour on a spin bike, in the sunshine, wearing steel toecap boots, is bloody hard work. Knackered now. More photos: RUH Big Bike Day

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