Carbon Addiction received a pretty disturbing email yesterday from regular follower Luigi about an Australian bike shop (name supplied) which apparently tried to pass off a resprayed demo frame to him as a new – and at $8,000+ very expensive – road bike recently. Rather ironically the cyclist they tried to take for a ride … More Taken for a ride…almost
So I managed to slice my front tyre on some broken glass this morning. No big deal, shit happens. It’s been several months since I last needed tyres, so before heading off to my LBS I decided to check out the prices for GP4000s on ebay. Woah. That was fun. I know there are plenty … More Bargain tyres on eBay?
I was having a conversation with a relative newcomer to cycling on the weekend, a guy by the name Michael. Specifically, he was recounting his rather patronising experiences at two different bike shops in the last few weeks, each of whom seemed far more interested in selling him something quickly, than actually helping him with … More Noobie, yes. Idiot, no.