bikes

Cleat position

Have you ever wondered if your cleats are set up correctly? This page has some detailed information on attaching and setting up different cleats. Steve Hogg’s thoughts Joel Friel on Midsole Bike Cleat position

Recumbents

A recumbent bicycle places the rider in a laid-back reclining position. Recumbents come in many different sizes and configurations usually with either two or threes wheels. Most recumbents are rear-wheel-drive but there are many FWD models available. A well designed recumbent is far more comfortable than an upright bike; the rider’s weight is distributed comfortably over a …

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Custom Lowracer FWD

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.

Toxy ZR

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 …

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Why a Recumbent?

When I started randonneuring I quickly realised that there had to be a better experience than suffering saddle sores and neck pain, not to mention nerve damage resulting in lingering finger numbness.