A NEW APPROACH

Sally and my relationship had been growing stale for a while - I had had illicit thoughts as long ago as Huaraz and then again in Cusco but didn’t quite have the courage to make the leap. Finally, around Christmas time and after several weeks of leisurely progress through northern Argentina, I decided that something…

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BOTTOM BRACKETS!

I've spent the last few days researching bottom brackets for my new Ogre frame.  Bearing in mind (no pun intended), that I intend to run a Rohloff Speedhub 500/14 (with an ensuing 54mm chainline), I've been looking at all the various potential combinations of cranks and BBs. (more…)

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FRAME ORDERED!

First big commitment - headed down to Brixton Cycles today and ordered a Surly Ogre Frame & Fork (Large) and a matching (Revelate Designs-produced) frame bag!  Bit of a lead time on it (won't be here until early March) but that gives me time to narrow down all the other components and get them ordered…

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