Recent content by James E. Petts



  1. James E. Petts

    Tall person seeks fast hybrid for commuting

    Thank you - that is most interesting. There is much to be said for proper empirical research.
  2. James E. Petts

    Tall person seeks fast hybrid for commuting

    That is one possibility.
  3. James E. Petts

    Tall person seeks fast hybrid for commuting

    Thank you for your reply. Having cycled in this way regularly for 16 years, I have doubts that attempting to change the way that I do things now will be productive; and is it not also the case that a lower cadence is more efficient? Certainly, the Wikipedia article suggests that it is. May I ask...
  4. James E. Petts

    Tall person seeks fast hybrid for commuting

    After some further research, I am taking an interest in the Cube SL Road SL or Cube Editor bicycles. However, I cannot find anywhere in the UK that has the Cube SL Road SL in stock in the largest size, and the Cube Editor appears to be in stock only in places too distant for me to test ride...
  5. James E. Petts

    Tall person seeks fast hybrid for commuting

    I live in London and need to replace my ageing and worn out bicycle, a Ridgeback Comet, that I have had and used heavily since 2005. I use the bicycle almost exclusively for commuting (circa 15km each way), and like to ride quite fast, although also need to be able to carry panniers which are...