A beautiful cold, crisp Scottish autumn day found me round the Innerleithen loop on the Fuego for some fabulous cruising in the sun. https://youtu.be/15IkdahYAek
Report on our recent E-Bike tandem conversion
Making my Fuego faster and lower.
An update to my CHR sees the installation of a very nice lightweight lifting tiller sourced from RBR in the States.
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
Ridden on a Nazca Fuego recumbent - super aero and great for descending just a few inches off the ground! I went out for a ride after a lot of rain so took the Fuego with wider tyres and suspension as the roads were covered in surface water and debris. These were three of the … Continue reading Ride Video – 3 Fun Bike Descents in the Scottish Borders
Musings on enjoyment of the more comfort-oriented approach to recumbent cycling
I've been listening to a maddening creak on the Fuego for some time now. It got to a point this week where it was driving me crazy - it sounded like somebody jumping up and down on a creaky spring bed whenever you put power through the pedals. It was difficult to tell where it … Continue reading Fuego Maintenance Tip
I commuted in to work by bike today - early start at 4.40 am to get to work for 6.30. All was going just lovely until I came round the roundabout outside Newtongrange just before you go under the viaduct - the bike fishtailed out from under me and I hit the deck at speed … Continue reading Crashed Again 😦
We had our tandem in at Laid Back Bikes over the weekend to get the Rohloff gear hub serviced. It's been almost 2 years since we got the bike and although it's only done a little more than 1000 miles in that time, I did feel a little guilty at having left it so long. … Continue reading All set for another year