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
The rear derailleur has taken a beating.
It starts with a complete disassembly
fter years of service everything with a bearing gets a one way ticket to the recycle bin
The front and rear fork have really suffered from salt and brine and are ready for a new color.
After a thorough cleaning and a new color it starts to look like a recumbent.
A nice clean new rear wheel
The chain tube gets an upgraded mounting