2018 has not been a successful cycling year for me so far: a combination of a new son and a succession of less important issues gave me reasons to lazily excuse myself from the daily commute and anything longer. My Canyon remained hanging forlornly in its niche with the Brompton stubbornly folded below.

A brief false start in May when I took my Brompton north to Sheffield came to end when I cracked the aluminium handlebars going up a steep hill (a quick read of their warranty suggests replacing them every 5,000 miles which I passed some time ago). A…

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