Tag Archives: trike
Follow Maria’s progress as she sets off in the next week to cycle across Antarctica to the South Pole.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
The longest training ride yet – 18 miles around Rimington and Bolton-by-Bowland in glorious sunshine. A totally laid back experience.