E IS FOR EQUIP­MENT RE­QUIRE­MENTS

Cycling Weekly - - FEATURE -

The min­i­mal­ist: sin­gle­speed bike, flan­nel, jacket, £2.50 to spend on a Mars bar and jet­wash on the ride home.

The en­thu­si­ast: two bikes, zip-off warm-up pants, beanie for podium pos­ing, tool­box of spares, roof rack.

The ob­ses­sion­ist: three iden­ti­cal bikes, six pairs of spare wheels with mud, in­ter­me­di­ate and file tread tyre op­tions, three skin­suits of vary­ing thick­ness, a gen­er­a­tor, jet­wash, camper van, gazebo, mas­sage ta­ble, turbo trainer…(con­tin­ues on p112).

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