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Member since Jul 2019 • Last active Aug 2019
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  • in Rides & Races
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    Thanks Frank, that's really helpful and appreciate the offer for taking questions - definitely time for me to geek out. And that looks like a lot of good material to get me started.

    I'll have a read of the blogs and let you know if I've got any questions.

    Thanks again!

  • in Rides & Races
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    Hey LFGSS

    Reaching out for some help here, as at present I'm in a bit over my head! I've been doing some dotwatching on this year's TCR, and now am completely hooked on the idea.

    I've done a reasonable amount of touring and multi day rides and can happily spend a few days in the saddle, but have never done "training" before - and feel like I need to train a hell of a lot and also clue myself up a fair bit if I'm to get close to having a crack at it next year.

    I've registered for the event, and if I get in, my current training plan is to cycle lots over the next year, ditch the extended cake stops and panniers/racks in favour of petrol station sandwiches and apidura kit and get something more sporty than my Surly ( 😔). From the limited material I've managed to uncover online, it looks like that's vaguely in the right direction. However, I've not been able to find any in-depth info on kit/training and would be really grateful if anyone knows any good resources for this kind of riding or could share any experience they've had with audax/TCR riding.

    Any help or thoughts would be much appreciated! (Couldn't see any posts on TCR advice already, but please shout if so)


  • in Wanted Adverts
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    Hey LFGSS, I'm looking to get a ti road bike (ideally a van nicholas, but very open to other brands). I'll be starting from scratch with this one, so ideally looking for a fully built up bike, but if parts need replacing that's fine, subject to pricing etc.

    I'm 5'10" and usually ride a 54cm frame. Keen to have an ultegra groupset (or equivalent), but open to anything else. Disk or rim brakes fine

    Based in London and can travel for the right bike.



  • in Bikes & Bits
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    I'm really keen on getting a ti or stainless road bike. I've been looking at Van Nicholas, which look great, but I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on other brands theyd recommend?