Wax on, wax off

This is a quick summary of my experiments with chain waxing. Would Mr Miyagi be happy? I am probably late to this game. I have commuted for years over mixed on/off-road and gritty and wet conditions, and have worn chains down to 1% wear in a matter of months. My faithful old Surly: I became […]

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Realising a dream I was retelling the story recently; In 1983, at the age of 14, I spent many weekends drooling over the Carlton bikes in the LBS. My best friend had then been given a Carlton Criterium, a step above anything I’d owned. It was metallic green, swift and very cool. The bikes I […]

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