Wednesday, February 11, 2015


As seen on the internet, a delightful use of colour in gaining a respectable handlebar height:

Thursday, July 4, 2013

New Bike Spacer Action

My beautiful new Benson ÜberOS with Chris King headset and spacers. 

Monday, October 22, 2012

Bamboo spacers

There's only so much one can say when advocating headset spacers, but every once in a while something comes along that just grabs one's attention. These bamboo headset spacers from Boo Bicycles as seen at the recent NAHBS show.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

It's Takes a Drunk Cyclist... make some sense out of this contentious issue.

More on the Phil Wood headset spacer here, for those that may be interested...

Thursday, October 6, 2011


Something I didn't anticipate when I set out to educate the world on the efficacy of the humble headset spacer was that some poor folk would think that I meant that spacers should be compulsory; this couldn't be further from the truth and, in case my philosophy wasn't clear enough in Wednesday's SMS, I just wanted to reassure my vast readership that I am definitely pro spacers, but certainly not anti-non-spacer by any means. Whatever it takes to make you enjoy the ride...

Eddy Merckx

The greatest cyclist of all time never "slammed" his stem, do you really think you're better than him?