In the year 1787, Lord Wheelington of Wheelingshire was sitting alone in the bathtub – contemplating life in his enormous great big mansion, when he found himself struck down by a most peculiar idea. Wheels! He invented wheels and, in that very instant, became the founding father of mountain biking, road cycling, BMX, skateboarding, cars, supermarket shopping trolleys…and anything else that requires wheels.
Ok. Cards on the table (because honesty is the best policy). That origin story for the wheel is complete and utter bollocks. We made it up. We totally made the whole thing up. That opening paragraph was a complete fabrication. There was no Lord Wheelington of Wheelingshire. He never existed. To be honest, we’re really not sure why we did that but please just take it all as some sort of desperate attempt to impress you and forget the whole thing ever happened.