Fascinating piece for geeks on the development of the new Challenge Fango tubs and clinchers over on http://www.mudandcowbells.blogspot.com/
Fab stuff from this ever reliable blog.
Also from the colourful http://www.mollycameron.com/
A great tip for eliminating fluffs getting into the pedals cleanly everytime. Gluing old tubular or clincher tread to the middle part of the bottom of your often smooth cross shoe soles. Sounds wacky? - take a look.