Customizing your bicycle is a sure way to individualize your ride. It brings a great sense of pride and love of your chosen brand. We here at Missing Link Cycles have the parts to make your bike like no other, whether it be colours, cockpit parts or driveline choices. Little changes to your bicycle, like […]
A freshly built wheel for a customer who is cycle touring in Europe next year. A SP Dynamo hub, model SD-8 which produces 6V3W of power. These systems are used to charge electronic devices or run lights while cycling and are essential in today’s electronic world. The Dynamos come in a variety of hub configurations […]
Well, with cycling the Timber trail behind me and a short bike ride around Kai iwi lakes, I must say that the Surly Karate Monkey is a blast. I have been riding it as a rigid, but as winter and the Whangarei Glenbervie trails beckon, I have put the capable Rockshox Reba up front. Glenbervie […]
All finished and loaded for the Timber Trail shake down. Will update and review the Surly Karate Monkey 650B, I have custom fitted a Sram 2×11 groupset to the frame which has been testing my patience. The gearing will give me 24, 36T at the crank end, with the 10-42 on the rear, don’t think […]
I have picked up the agency for Surly in Northland. I have been an avid rider of Surly products for many years and have a fleet of their products and bikes. Addicted? well some say, as I have just added a new build to my arsenal. Surly’s new Karate Monkey, with 650B plus wheels, Sram 2×11 […]
The new bike packing product from Apidura and Revelate is in store now, with more stock arriving all the time. Surly Bikes are our favorite Bikepacking rigs, versatile and reliable at reasonable prices. If you are thinking of over nighters, multi day rides or the Tour of Aotearoa, then these bikes/ bikepacking products keep your […]
The 2FO shoe is new for me, because I have a high arch and wide feet, I have struggled for fit. A tentative yes from me as I trial this shoe. I will update this ongoing review of this great looking shoe from Specialized. Well, have been riding these shoes for the last 3 months […]
Riprocks from Specialized come in 16,20 and 24 inch sizes and share the standard low stand over that Specialized is renowned for. Fat tyres for compliant ride and quality aluminium frames form the basis of a top performing children’s bike.