“That front tyre looks a bit soft… It’s probably something to do with that massive screw sticking out of it.”
The World Champ’s Specialized Demo 8 under the microscope.
“Go to London, I guarantee you’ll either be mugged or not appreciated!”
What Ric gets up to with a spare sixty minutes…
Neil from Superstar has been in with a box of new stuff…
Here we go then, Weavs and I are back in the UK after some mammoth travelling yesterday.
Where did we leave off? Oh yeah, right… Well, yesterday was tough – proper tough. We managed to nab a load of 2011 Giant’s and threw them in the back of our Chevy Suburban (the burb!) before heading to Bootleg Canyon. Sadly though, by the time that we’d collected the bikes etc it was approaching 12 noon.
In one of my first Cycling Plus editor’s letters I threatened to enter a hill climb and be sick on my shoes. Three years on it finally happens, so if you want to see such a thing – and who wouldn’t – then head to Frome in Somerset this Sunday…
The Stereophonics once sang;
“Cos I’m leaving (oooh) L-A-S Vegas two times…”
- The World Champs are a weird affair and as the doom-mongers in Canada continue to scour the skies for the apparently iminent rain the riders got on with the first ‘timed training’ session.