Charging GPSes and phones on long rides

I often see comments on forums and Facebook discussing the merits of this battery pack or that dynamo setup for keeping GPS devices and phones juiced up on long rides, mostly audaxes, taking 10 hours or longer.  I haven't yet found … read more  »

Building wheels

I rode out with CTC Cambridge today (Sunday, 31 January 2016) and Alex happened to mention he'd been on a wheel-building course the day before, at which he'd learned that building wheels is really hard.  As it happened, I built myself … read more  »

A DIY routesheet holder for about £1.50

One of the deep pleasures of riding an audax event is following the organiser's own routesheet, line by line.  The routesheet is the de facto gold-standard for describing an event, beyond simply listing the control locations, and the style of the … read more  »