Journal

Adventures on the bike and in the workshop.

The next big thing for Mercredi

It’s cyclocross racing that kick started Mercredi bikes. Since then, I’ve ten times over ran out of fingers to count all the successes of Mercredi riders. Be it between the tape or...

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2017 best nine

The workshop looked tidy and peaceful when I closed the door leaving for a short christmas break. Nothing like the storm of the past few days; as Tom is away, he gave...

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Who built your bike?

I wanted a fast, beautiful and well-made steel road racing bike. The story below is how I came to be a proud owner of a Mercredi. Words by Richy Poynter.   Meet...

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Grinduro 2017

There’s grit in the corners of my eyes when I wake up on  the sleeper train chair in London Euston. Actually, there’s grit everywhere. It’s like I’ve been in a fight with...

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A year in steel

  Spring – Holding up that first frame, my heart rate is through the roof. It won’t come down anytime soon. When I sign up for 3 Peaks CX, I think “If...

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