Managed a quick test ride round the village tonight with the roads mostly ice free and no rain falling for a change. It’s the first time I’ve been out on the Fuego for a couple of months, having been acclimatising to the Cruzbike and riding the Quetzal with my wife at the weekends. It’s amazing… Read More
I finally got the conversion finished – it turned out to be a bit trickier than I’d anticipated. Because the cables went through the inside of the tiller, I had to disconnect everything to get the tiller off. It also turned out that all the cables were about 4 inches too long for a neat… Read More
An evening ride up the valley on the Quetzal turned out to be a major challenge as the wind picked up very quickly. The last few miles were into a very strong headwind with powerful crosswind blasts that kept me 100% focussed on keeping the bike upright. Good fun but trying hard not to dump… Read More
After riding the Quetzal with the aerobars, I started thinking about converting the Fuego from its original tiller bars. This is how it used to look: The tiller works great and is amazingly adjustable, but I discovered that aero bars are much more suited to keeping the chest open and the upper torso muscles relaxed,… Read More
Riding down a fast hill one handed on the beast with the missus after a 7 mile climb.
Caning it on the Nazca Fuego. Camera was totally squint but you still get a good feel for the grin-inducing action of flying along at near 50mph with your butt just off the road!
Recovering from a ligament injury and enjoying the start of the summer sunshine on the Fuego. A nice hilly loop with some great scenery.