Making my Fuego faster and lower.
Moving to midsole cleat position again, this time more successfully!
Comparing the Ramp Test to the traditional 20 minute FTP test
An update to my CHR sees the installation of a very nice lightweight lifting tiller sourced from RBR in the States.
I'm just back from a quick jaunt down south and back, involving 14 hours' driving and a rather sore bahookie, which leads me nicely into today's blog post. An article in today's Guardian very clearly shows the danger athletes, particularly female ones, face to their health when riding and training on traditional bikes at the … Continue reading A sensitive issue
I had a day's holiday from work today and the weather was smiling on me for once - one of those rare Scottish winter days with clear blue skies, crisp air and really cold. So of course the only thing to do is go out for a ride! I'm pretty much riding the trike exclusively … Continue reading Enjoying some quality triking weather
In case you missed it, there is a new twin 700C high racer out in the wild. Built by the ultracycling veteran John Schlitter and the same folks who gave us the Encore AND helped design the Pelso Brevet..... the Schlitter Freestyle is an aluminium high racer that looks incredibly adjustable for all sizes of … Continue reading Schlitter Freestyle
I eventually became fed up having to mash up really steep hills at a low RPM on the CHR. While it's doable, it's not pleasant, particularly if you're tired. And I've been tired a lot recently - still having ongoing health issues with my breathing and I've had to back off the intensity quite considerably. … Continue reading M5 CHR – Mountain Killer
Today I got out for a proper ride on the Fuego with the new tube-free chainline (see here for details). It's a keeper. There's no problem contacting the chain with your leg, and you only get chain/wheel contact on really tight bends such as switchbacks or u turns. I imagine even that will lessen if … Continue reading Fuego chainline update
Altering the chainline on the Fuego to get rid of all the chain tubes