Tag Archives: winter

Life behind a Metabike

Yesterdays picture showed the trailer hitch fitted to the back of the Metabike.  After a quick test ride in the dark and rain last night (true commitment) this afternoon Junior went out for his second bike ride.  Last Sunday behind … Continue reading

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Finally, some snow…

And finally the snow arrived here in Lancashire.  Only about 30 mm, but enough to pack down to something slippery on the residential streets around us.  Finally a chance to test out the performance of my Schwalbe Winter Tyres.  The … 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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