I had one of the first Pelso Brevet builds in the UK as a loaner from Laid Back Bikes for a week or so and gave it a good test round the hills of the Borders. Click here to read my thoughts!
I have a dirty little secret….. Look what I found on eBay recently: It’s a 2016 Specialized Tarmac Expert in phenomenal condition, practically brand new. I got this used for a great price. The wheels aren’t the highest spec, they’re fine for now, but the rest of the bike is top notch – FACT 10r… 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/
I’ve managed to get a few rides in on the Cruzbike V20 in the past couple of weeks, and am concentrating on acclimation to the MBB technique after winter enforced a few months’ break. It’s starting to throw up some interesting observations. When I got the V20 I was pretty quick to get it going… Read More
If you read my recent post on my catastrophic blow out on the Vendetta and the damage it caused to both myself and my gear, you will know that I managed to destroy one of the Garmin Vector 3 power meter pedals when I hit the ground at speed. This was a potentially expensive crash… Read More
When I built the Cruzbike V20 in late 2017, I had the opportunity to build my ‘dream bike’. Starting with the naked V20 frameset, I researched and specced the entire bike to be as lightweight and high performance as possible within my budget. I was willing to spend a fair bit, so I went reasonably… Read More
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