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Bike One

Posted by Imraan Sayed on Thursday, January 13, 2011, In : The Bike 

Happy New Year All!!
Finally the long anticipated wait of my finished umf kind of a bike has come to an end!

Last week I drove over to Belville with great trepidation to pick up my bike - something that costs an arm and a leg, and has been giving me sleepless nights for the past 5 months! She rides like a dream :) but there are a few minor changes needed to get that perfect touring / upright posture I'm looking for. After getting a seat post with a setback and a more angled handlebar, she will...

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Kicking into gear

Posted by Imraan Sayed on Friday, October 15, 2010, In : The Bike 

Helooo All

The clock is ticking; with only 155 days to departure the excitement is mounting, and so too is the organizational workload.

The mechanical machine
Taking its toll on me at the moment is the task of finalizing and sourcing the components for my bike.  Custom building a bicycle in South Africa is no joke, or maybe I just don’t know the right people.  Some components are available locally (at a premium) but most of them have to be ordered online from overseas bike stores. Then the...

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