I first spotted the Toxy ZR online in about 2005 and commissioned a friend to make me a similar machine but it never really handled satisfactorily. It was decidedly scary at speed. Continue reading “Custom Lowracer FWD”
Compared to the earliest bikes, today’s road bikes represent a quantum leap in both design and engineering.
How much room is there for improvement?
Now this has possibilities:
A coroplast velomobile kit for your trike.
I picked this up at SPEZI 2013 in Germany whilst travelling with my wife for a nearby conference.
I first spotted the ZR online in about 2005 and commissioned a friend to make me a similar machine but it never really handled satisfactorily. It was decidedly scary at speed and I lost confidence in it.
My wife decided to go to a conference in Rothenburg odT, Germany, just down the road from Germersheim where SPEZI is an annual event. With only a week between them I booked flights then we decided to fill in the week going to northern Iceland. This was a wonderful experience but unfortunately did not involve any cycling.
On our return to Germany we picked up our luggage including the Toxy and I had a great time exploring the cycling around Rothenburg.
The ZR is everything it promised, even coming with a hard case for travelling, though the suitcase weighs more than the bike, causing some overweight problems for flying.