Stuart Emmett

  • steath72 replied to the topic Do-it-all Bike in the forum Chat 1 month ago

    Just to update…

    I have gone for a very special ‘cross bike. I’m going to run 2 different wheels ETS, one for road, one for off-road. I’m feeling pretty keen to try out ‘cross racing this winter, it will make a change to blasting up & down dual carriageways….

  • steath72 replied to the topic Singlespeed gravel/cross bike? in the forum Bike 1 month ago

    Could be, although you may need shorter drop calipers. Try it & see!!

  • Phenomenal amount of money for what appears to be a phenomenal bike! I shall NOT think of it whilst riding the ex-factory Kona that I am picking up in a couple of weeks!! Full DuraAce Di2, pro-rider history & on […]

  • steath72 commented on the post, The Rocky Road to Recovery, on the site grit.cx 2 months ago

    You have my sympathy! When I read that pro’s are coming back from collarbone breaks in a matter of weeks I wonder how!? It took me months to get back to riding outside (although caution around the head injury may […]

  • I think that the way the industry treats female athletes is shocking & disgraceful. It highlights how little interest they have in ‘sporting endeavour’ and show them to be simply interested in marketing. Hopefully […]

  • I read this too (on Helen Wyman’s blog), this sort of thing is terrible news & only harms the sport (sponsor ‘pulling’ at last minute), presumably Mani is already committed to most of her events this season?
    I […]

  • steath72 replied to the topic Do-it-all Bike in the forum Chat 4 months ago

    I have been wondering something similar recently (again!).
    About 10 years ago, as I was converting from being an MTBer to a roadie, I was wondering whether drop bars on a rigid MTB would work. I could just about keep up on the club run if I used Slick 26″ tyres with my flat bars, but it would have been better with something narrower (it was SS…[Read more]

  • steath72 started the topic Singlespeed gravel/cross bike? in the forum Bike 4 months ago

    Is this a thing yet? Do the usual SS rules apply (pedal, pedal harder, get off & push)?
    I’m thinking of something like a Genesis Day One Disc Cross, what would the maximum tyre size that I could fit? I’m hoping to run 40’s…

  • steath72 commented on the post, Kit Check: Dirty Reiver, on the site grit.cx 4 months ago

    How do you rate the NS RAG+?

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