Tagged: Retro

All my posts that mention or include retro things in some way.

Turning an old road bike into a fixie bike of beauty

Turning an old road bike into a fixie bike of beauty

I have an old possibly 1970s road racer bike that I managed to snap the chainring on and then bits eventually started dying and falling off in the summer of 2013. It was then left outside to die slowly, exposed to the elements. It was never the quickest to accelerate but once up to speed it coasted along beautifully sucking up all the bumps with...

Like Father Like Son – Cyclists Keeping it in the Family

Like Father Like Son – Cyclists Keeping it in the Family

Most walks in life are well used to the idea of the family business and in cycling this comes across as well. We’ve not really seen the former cyclist become team owner and push his children through model – no Merckx and Sons Ltd. cycling team – but particular names certainly open doors. Eddy Merckx & Axel Merckx Eddy Merckx needs no introduction, the winner...