Surly has its fingerprints all over the crime scene, like many niche trends that come into cycling or back into cycling if you check the history of tracklocross article. The Steamroller, for many people, is the archetypical wide tyred fixed gear machine. Just ask the Kilo WT. As you can imagine, a model that has been around for 20 years and barely changed, the Steamroller has a cult following, but is it worthy of that following?Continue reading “Surly Steamroller Tracklocross Build”
Another little jaunt on the tracklocross bike, to be honest, though this one may be more considered a fixed gear ride. I ride alongside the Forth and Clyde canal as it meanders between Clydebank and Bowling. I was off to look at the new Bowline active travel path and assess future group ride routes.
Recently I’ve been quiet, I’ve missed events, I’ve missed sessions, I’ve hated my bikes, and I’ve mostly been lying in bed pondering existence. I’ve concluded that free will most definitely doesn’t exist, but apart from that, my mental health has been getting a kicking, and as usual, when my mind declines, so does my body.Continue reading “I’ve Been Quiet for a Bit”
It is Friday, the end of the working week (possibly), and it is time to chill out and watch a video. This is a video that will make you want to jump out on your bike this weekend and go shred. Thankfully, I have just the video for you.
One of my most successful posts has been discussing frames for tracklocross, and I was raking about for other examples the other day. I came across the Elops 500 from Decathlon, a complete single speed for £250/€230. A bike that could get you started for less than half the price of any of the frames on my list.Continue reading “Decathlon Elops 500- A Super Cheap Tracklocross Bike?”
In my “Who Are We” section and the various rules pages, I mention that Fiefdom is part of a community interest company, and I thought I should maybe explain what we do.Continue reading “Teaching the Youth Tracklocross”
The first part of the guide to frames for tracklocross has proven to be a bit of a hit, and I’ve also had people send me other options and frames to look at and see what I think. Now, I’ve started to compile a second guide so that we don’t end up with a massive mess of a post.Continue reading “Track Frames With Clearance for Tracklocross – Part 2”
Okay, it came out 4 months ago but it is nearly the weekend and honestly, I am missing winter. A little tracklocross video to keep you hyped and get you out shredding.