Cycling in Devon

Experience the excitement of real people cycling in real Devon.


  • Primal Helix

    Primal Helix kit

    Styling, function and value for money re important to me in bike kit. I have been trying out my new...

  • French bike grafitti

    French Cycle Signs

    The French love cycling and support the activity very well as well as hosting the worlds largest annual sporting event...

  • La Loire a Velo

    Family cycling along the River Loire in France. I have cycled along the Loire a few times, and it is...

  • Needs repairing

    Repairing a broken chain link

    I recently discovered that one of my chain links had partly broken. Fortunately I spotted this whilst cleaning the bike...

Chain Whip for less than a £10 Well, new chain whips are not very expensive, but it is possible to make one for virtually no cost what so ever. I brought mine before finding out how to make them. Mine…

Nearly free!

Headset press for less than £10 I cannot claim any credit for this tip, but have used it anc can voucu for it being 1. easy and 2. less than £10. In your local hardwars shop (I used Wickes) you…

Campagnolog Cassette Removal

Removing a Campagnolo cassette is straightforward, but really needs some specialist tools. The tools needed are not too expensive and should last a lifetime. Chainwhip Combined Chain Whip and Lockring Tool – £14.95 plus delivery from VeloSolo. I chose this…

Tour de France 2014

An honorary member of Devon cafes, due to their outstanding reputation, and cycle themed cakes in anticipation of the Tour de France Depart from Leeds ending in Harrogate.

Bike Shadow

Grasping the moment in between getting the bike out for a ride and a brief shower.

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