I have had the Laid Back Bikes demo Daemon for the past couple of months. In fact, due to the lockdown, I still have it! 🙂 Other than some enforced down time whilst being flattened by COVID-19, I've had a decent amount of hours and tinkering time with the bike and have now written up … Continue reading Metabike Daemon High Racer Review
Making my Fuego faster and lower.
Moving to midsole cleat position again, this time more successfully!
An update to my CHR sees the installation of a very nice lightweight lifting tiller sourced from RBR in the States.
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