BUILD YOUR OWN CYCLING COMPANY

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I have learnt that starting a successful* cycling company from scratch fascinates many of the people I meet. I think they were once like me, longing to make that leap. It is not easy. Here’s some babblings to explain what it feels like, and what I’ve learnt. Continue reading BUILD YOUR OWN CYCLING COMPANY

SHAVED LEGGED FREAKS

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I first shaved my legs aged 14. Sitting in the bath I spotted my Mum’s razor and began at the easy bit, my quads. Downy fur floated around me as I hacked… Continue reading SHAVED LEGGED FREAKS

STUPID EPIC – HOW THE ALPS CHANGED MY LIFE

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It’s taken me 6 years to be able to write this. I’ve always wanted to. But I found it humiliating and embarrassing. I’m a big boy now. Let’s talk. Continue reading STUPID EPIC – HOW THE ALPS CHANGED MY LIFE

COLOURBOLT – ULTIMATE COMMUTER BIKE VERDICT

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Vulpine’s Nick went out to find his ultimate commuter machine. He thought he’d found it in the Colourbolt. Did he? Continue reading COLOURBOLT – ULTIMATE COMMUTER BIKE VERDICT

THE ULTIMATE COMMUTER BIKE – FRAMEBUILDING THE COLOURBOLT

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Bike fitted, I asked if I could meet Lee Cooper, Colourbolt’s legendary British framebuilder based in Coventry. So Colourbolt founder Jay, photographer Kendal and I went to …Coventry. Continue reading THE ULTIMATE COMMUTER BIKE – FRAMEBUILDING THE COLOURBOLT

THE ULTIMATE COMMUTER BIKE – CHOOSING AND FITTING

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I started searching for a commute bike I could be proud of, that could go under the radar a bit. Life is too short to ride shite bikes. So it had to be a belter. Continue reading THE ULTIMATE COMMUTER BIKE – CHOOSING AND FITTING

REVEALING THE VULPINE FEATHER

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15 minutes before the Vulpine Cycling Fete opened last week, a green bike appeared on the Vulpine stand. I was running around like a loon making sure everyone was fine but I stopped. There are probably scorch marks on the carpet…. Continue reading REVEALING THE VULPINE FEATHER

TOKYO FIXED – WHERE EVERYONE IS CALLED JACOB

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Tokyo Fixed. Our UK retail outlet. Present at the Vulpine Cycling Fete. And reputation as The Coolest Bike Shop in Britain. But are they, like, nice? And WHY IS EVERYONE CALLED JACOB? Continue reading TOKYO FIXED – WHERE EVERYONE IS CALLED JACOB