Haughmond ‘Park and Ride’ (my bike πŸ˜‚) to Dave Mellor Cycles for a bike fit, then to Nova Cycles and finally to home.


I had a bike fit booked in at Dave Mellor cycles this morning. Tim had kindly offered to lend me his new Fizik Kurve saddle to try so I stopped by his house in Newport first to collect it.

Unfortunately, it had longer sided rails and would not fit so I borrowed a Specialized Toupe saddle to try off his spare bike. It was now a bit late to cycle all the way to Shrewsbury so I opted to drive to Haughmond Hill and cycle into town from there.

At Dave Mellor I arrived a few minutes early and we set about the bike fit. It ended up taking about 3.5 hours but was very comprehensive and not only did I get the perfect fit for the Roubaix (which I can transfer to my other bikes) but I got to learn a whole lot of things about bike fits which will help me in the future.

After I was done at Dave Mellor I cycled back to Newport to Nova Cycles to get my new Hunt 4 Seasons Disk wheels fitted. The “triggers broom” Roubaix is almost complete now!

Then it was a short ride home to catch up with work.

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