On Sunday, I took part in the 2018 Tour o the Borders, a fabulous sportive taking in some of the most stunning (and steep) scenery in southern Scotland. It was my first chance to use the M5 CHR in anger, which had been through a month of intensive fettling from almost the moment I received… Read More
** SOLD ** I have put my frameset up for sale. You can see all the details here.
Yesterday, me and my wife took a day away from the kids to tandem round the Isle of Arran on our Nazca Quetzal. The previous night, we prepared everything for the day including folding and packing the tandem into the back of the car. It’s amazing to cram such a massive bike into a standard… Read More
Completely off topic, but congratulations to my pianist son Fraser who made the final of the St Mary’s Music School Director’s Recital Prize this year at the tender age of just 15. He played a blinder – Chopin and Lizst. Well done Fraser! Local Newspaper Article
My first time with the camera on board the Cruzbike. Still a bit wobbly on the MBB platform which will be apparent from the video. The roads are once again filthy and full of potholes after the winter, so some sections required care particularly when you’re lying at a 20 degree angle and depth perception… Read More
I was spurred into action by our recent participation in the Tour de Lauder Sportive on the Quetzal and got my detailed review of the bike finished and posted at long last. You can read it here: https://recumbentcyclist.co.uk/bikes-i-ride/nazca-quetzal/
Today I was planning on doing a long day on the Cruzbike but unfortunately it snowed overnight again and the roads were a bit dodgy. So I took the trike instead – 60 miles and 4500 feet of ascent round the Borders’ finest countryside. Got a couple of nice descents in which are just amazing… Read More