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Etxe Ondo Clothing - Special

14 April 2011

Exte Ondo Clothing is a Spanish Brand that is as high end as cycling clothing can be. Check their site http://www.etxeondo.com/es/index.php The Fixed Wheel has been lucky enough to get stock of Undershirts, arm warmers, leg warmers, knee warmers and socks as well as a Limited number of Jackets and Vests at some crazy prices.

Race Report West Head Handicap

6 April 2011

With a strong field of 50+ riders spread over A to D grade and a brand new course which now has the southern turn around the west head road gates rather than the tight witches hat (yes that means over the little berg) the Handicapper had a tough time splitting the riders into 6 groups.

KMD Cycling Kit

25 March 2011

KMD Stock has been flying out the door. A shipment is due to arrive in approx 3 weeks. Some stock still available online so get in quick. If sizes are not available we will put aside stock from the new shipment.

Products in Stock

25 March 2011

In stock now: ELOAD/EMEND sports nutrition products. Great range of hydration, recovery and energy drinks aswell as Gels. Great for people who suffer upset stomachs from normal brands. GURNEY GOO chamois/sports cream. An awesome silicone/tea tree oil formula that is long lasting and stops chafing aswell and helps prevent any infections... in blisters, saddle sores etc.

Manly Warringah Club Race - 3 April

25 March 2011

West Head Club Race will be held on 3rd April at West Head. Race format will be a graded handicap so will be plenty of fun. Turn up at 7:15am for sign on. The Fixed Wheel Van will be set up for mechanical requirements and we will also have the Eload/Emend Van there to set up a hydro station for you to sample our awesome products.

The importance of smooth power when sprinting!

8 March 2011

The importance of smooth power when sprinting! This mornings session was a sprint session. One of the boys commented on his front wheel lifting off the ground when doing the sprints. It is not uncommon but it is important to keep the body weight balanced and the pedal stroke smoother. Try a smaller gear with higher cadence so you are not pulling as hard. It also gives you a faster acceleration.

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