Velobrico: looking back at 2021

Many of us ended 2020 thinking "good riddance", and full of hope for 2021. This year certainly was better than the last, despite covid still gatecrashing our party, and hanging around! Still, many things thankfully returned to normal and overall it's been an active year for me. Strava tells me I did 234hrs of activity … Continue reading Velobrico: looking back at 2021

A bike shop at Disneyland??!

There's lots of secrets at Disneyland, but did you know there's a very special bike shop?

Battle of the lightest Italian steel frames: Colnago Tecnos vs Fondriest Xstatus 16.5

How does the lightest steel tubing made by Columbus and Dedacciai compare in the real world. In this blog post, we pit two rare road bikes against each other and find out!

Switzerland, Basel: Roche bikes

Check out how one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies provides free bicycles to employees to use around campus and downtown

Fondriest Xstatus 16.5 restoration complete & retro bike review

A real world review of the Fondriest X-Status early 2000s road bike.

2007 Giant TCR Composite sold…

A final farewell to my first carbon road bike, a mid 2000s Giant TCR composite

Spain, Mallorca, Coll de l’Orient and Coll de Soller

Join me on a fantastic ride through the hills and some classic climbs in Mallorca, Spain!

2020 TdF stage 20, Lure-La Planche des Belles Filles (on a Lemond Chambery)

Join us at the finish line of the decisive final time trial stage in the Tour de France 2021, where the Tour was won by Tadej Pogacar and lost by Primos Roglic!

Awesome urban bike architecture!

Some insirpring examples of cycling infrastructure as beautiful urban design features

2007 Giant TCR Composite First Ride (Basel, Switzerland)

Check out my first impressions of my first carbon road bike!