Tag Archives: trike

HPV CommuteMachine

It always seems a shame to put up a post without a photo or two within it. Perhaps I’ll have chance to add one later. What follows is likely to bear relation to many people who have been bitten by … Continue reading

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New boundaries for a recumbent trike

Follow Maria’s progress as she sets off in the next week to cycle across Antarctica to the South Pole.

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Too hot to trike

We made ourselves a promise that when there was a good weather forecast for the whole weekend that I’d cycle to York (my Alma Mater) and Mrs W follow along in the van for the overnight stop.  The UK is … Continue reading

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Highlights of our cycle tour of mid-Wales / Herefordshire

I posted details of our route a few weeks back Great name!  – now here are some pictures.  The trike performed well, but was hard work on the hills to the East of Llanbister.  I am also pleased to report … Continue reading

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Frozen gear cables

It seems that I’ve got water into my gear cables – and when the temperature dropped to -5C then froze solid, leaving me stuck in one gear.  There seemed little point in having snow & ice tyres but then only … Continue reading

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Winter tyres!

These arrived today. Never tried studded tyres before, always thought they were only to be found in Bond movies. Soon to be found on my trike however, just as soon as the snow and ice are on the ground, which … Continue reading

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Happy despite the rain – sporting a recumbent grin.

Well, here in Lancashire we are in the middle of the wet-season (June to March) and despite this I find my recumbent grin is not being washed away by the rainfall. When I left work tonight it was dark and … Continue reading

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Trike on tour

This weekend saw us take the Scorpion on its first mini-tour.  Two days of ca. 40 miles over the fells of the Forest of Bowland to Lancaster. . . . Out via Slaidburn and High Bentham, and past the source … Continue reading

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Triking up t’Fell

Conquered Nap Top this evening, up two 1:7’s to a height of just shy of 1000 feet.  The road back down was amazing – everything seems so much faster when you are 4″ off the ground!

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Triking in the sunshine

The longest training ride yet – 18 miles around Rimington and Bolton-by-Bowland in glorious sunshine.  A totally laid back experience.

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