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Fixing race numbers without using pins

I’ve taken part in a couple of races recently and didn’t want to risk making holes in my top by fixing my race number to it with safety pins. Fortunately, I had a Spi-Belt that I was going to wear anyway so I folded the number over, stuck the 2 ends together and looped the belt through it. Most race numbers have a bit of excess paper at the top and the bottom which is...

Using a microphone stand as a bike stand

  Bike stands are great when you need to do some maintenance work on your bicycle. If you can’t afford to buy one though and happen to have a spare microphone stand lying around then give this a go. Using an old belt, rope or fabric tie it in a loop around the top tube of the bike.   Set your mic stand to the required height.   Lift the loop up so it rests...