Ripping up the (January) Blues

January. Month of the blues. That typically means blue fingers and toes. The misery of missing out on our evening sunset rides, the (blue) icy weekend club rides and avoiding the usual club run route thanks to blue stuff (or brown!) running at pace down the street having spilled it’s banks. But for me, this January has been 2 different kinds of blue. Cyan and the Blue Run. Clean bike? Clearly not yet started! This time last year I started my... Read More

MET Crossover, a helmet for everyone?

As the name suggests, this is described by the Italian manufacturer as a unisex helmet suitable for both road bike and mountain bike use, and has some features that would appeal to commuters too, but is it a case of ‘Jack of all trades, Master of none’ ?   I have owned this helmet for 6 months, and wear it on my daily commute and on my longer weekend rides. Features: Light weight, it is the lightest helmet I have owned so far, weighing only... Read More

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