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Velo Out Look Gel Saddle - Black, L = 265 X W = 16&hellip Velo
3.0 out of 5 stars Not what I expected, 14 Sep 2014
I wasn't expecting a Tempur mattress, but I did think the gel sections would be more prominent in providing a cushioning effect. In fact, the whole saddle including the gel inserts is unforgivingly hard. When you try pressing into it with your thumbs there's very little "give" at all anywhere on the saddle.

I returned mine to Amazon and bought a Velo Plush model instead, which is still firm to press into but at least is better than the standard seat supplied with my mountain bike.
Raleigh MTB 167 Cycle Handlebar Grip - Black, 12.5&hellip Raleigh
5.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable and grippy, 13 Sep 2014
My new mountain bike came with relatively hard handle grips which became uncomfortable after 10 mins of riding (something I hadn't considered on my 2 min test ride before I bought it). These Raleigh grips are a softer rubber compound which are much easier to handle on longer runs, as the rubber is grippy yet has plenty of "give" as well. One thing you can't see from the picture is that the grip pattern alternates between a slight ridged pattern and a smoother pattern, so it's a simple case of twisting the grip around onto whichever pattern feels better on your palms. Installation took 15 mins to get the old grips off (penknife and WD40 essential) and these new ones fitted… Read more
Sea of Whispers by Tim Bowler
Sea of Whispers by Tim Bowler
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
My 12 year old daughter read most of this book, but didn't quite make it to the end as she found the story too slow to maintain her interest. Unusual, because she normally devours a book pretty quickly. Perhaps this is one to come back to at a later point.