Recumbent day 2017
Spring is coming so it is time for the traditional recumbent day. This year it will be on April 9th 2017 Continue reading Recumbent day 2017
The next step in building a wheel is the lacing of the spokes. In this step you have the greatest chance to make a mistake. The most common mistake is that there is no room for the valve. In any bicycle wheel, you have three different spaces between adjacent spokes. A small space, a medium-sized spacer, and the most space. You want your valve there where you have the most space. On with small wheels, this is especially important.
Building a wheel (part 1)
For many people, making a bicycle wheel is a kind of magic. It is not very complicated or difficult. With the proper tools and patience you can do it to. To create a good wheel a number of things are important. First, of course, the quality of the materials used.
Rebuilt of a challenge hurricane
There comes a time when your recumbent is at the end of his tether. But what if you’re so attached to it that finding a new love is very difficult. If the frame is in good condition then a rebuilt may be an option. The Challenge Hurricane in this story is such a recumbent. After 12 years of the daily commuter rides this Hurricane tired and worn out . The wheels revolved no longer swingarm wobbles in all directions and the fork only wants to go straight ahead. In short, this recumbent needed a complete overhaul. Below you will find the story of the rebirth of this recumbent.
Years of daily rides leaves its marks Continue reading Rebuilt of a challenge hurricane