We got out for the first tandem ride of 2019 today - round the usual 40 mile Innerleithen loop. The weather was gorgeous when we were preparing to go. When asked if I thought we'd need overshoes, I immediately said nah, spring is here, we'll be fine without. 1.5 hours later, it's bloody freezing again, … Continue reading Keep your mouth shut!
We had a nice small family Christmas day this year which didn't get too silly with food. I had been in charge of making the chocolate log - the recipe I used said 'serves 8' but I was dubious, so I doubled all the quantities. The swiss roll base went into the oven - and … Continue reading Working off Christmas Dinner
Yesterday, myself and missus recumbentcyclistuk discovered that the relentless rain had stopped and this weird yellow ball had appeared in the sky (I can't quite remember what it's called, I have some very hazy distant memories of seeing it before). So we jumped on the tandem and went for a 40 mile ride. Man, it … Continue reading Tooling up for winter
Fellow recumbent tandem riders Cliff and Susan are currently cycling across America from Florida to San Diego on their Nazca Quetzal and writing a very entertaining and informative blog as they go. Check it out! https://rollingrolling.wordpress.com/
Yesterday, me and my wife took a day away from the kids to tandem round the Isle of Arran on our Nazca Quetzal. The previous night, we prepared everything for the day including folding and packing the tandem into the back of the car. It's amazing to cram such a massive bike into a standard … Continue reading Round the Isle of Arran on the Quetzal