Riding in Wales :)

Angus taking his Travers Bikes “Angus” to the SSEC 2014

Finishing in Belgium

Wales was amazing, the riding in Wales equally so. It isn’t often I am in a place in Europe that reminds me as much of home as Coed y Brenin, or Wales in general that is. It was a great start to our trip and provided some interesting lessons into getting to know my new bike. Generally I love my new ride, and am very much looking forward to many adventures together. If you are going to ride a rigid bike, especially a single speed then I can WARMLY recommend going for a 29+. The large volume tyres (running at deliciously low pressures) just eat up the rocks, and in Wales there are a LOT of rocks. My only problem/learning point has been getting to know my tyres and running them tubeless. Day one went trouble free and we had a great deal of fun. Day two I started to…

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