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Hilltrek Ventile Cycling Jacket pt2

Had this for a few weeks now: It’s a Ventile cycling jacket from Hilltrek. It finally arrived & I’ve been using it for a few weeks. Great bit of clothing, really like it, but… …it’s quite warm for biking in, so definitely more of a winter jacket, if you want one mainly for summer or for warmer climates they…

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Hilltrek Ventile Cycling Jacket

Just ordered one of these: It’s a Ventile cycling jacket from Hilltrek, I like the idea of Ventile as a material. It’s waterproof, lasts years & is 100% cotton! Not too pricey either – £199 seems a lot for a bike jacket, but in my experience most of the ‘membrane’ type only last a few years, maybe 3, before…

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Satmap Active 10

First Impressions of the Satmap Active 10 GPS unit Just received one of these through the post by Special Delivery this morning from Satmap. They were after feedback about the unit from a mountain biker’s point of view. I’ve only had a quick look so far as I’m waiting for a map-card to show up. First impressions in no…

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Ghetto tubeless…

‘Ghetto Tubeless’ – some hints I tweeted a more compact version of these instructions the other day after fitting some new tyres using the ghetto tubeless method. Thought I’d put it in order, add a bit more info, & post it up here for reference Why ‘Ghetto Tubeless’ instead of buying a kit? I prefer this method to the…

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