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by UpWrong
16 May 2019, 9:35pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Where to window shop for all things recumbent
Replies: 10
Views: 477

Re: Where to window shop for all things recumbent

I don't think anyone has mentioned recumbentparts.com or toxy.de. Also Nazca has a parts web shop.
by UpWrong
12 May 2019, 5:36pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Balloon tyres
Replies: 9
Views: 532

Re: Balloon tyres

I've just ordered a Maxxis DTH BMX Race tyre in 49-406 size. I currently have it as 38-406 and am impressed but think it worth trying a larger width. I previously used a 50-406 BA which was fine but I want something lighter and quicker. Been running the 49-406 DTH for a while now, though on a diffe...
by UpWrong
12 May 2019, 4:43pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Linear Limo
Replies: 4
Views: 355

Re: Linear Limo

Hi. I'd be very surprised if anyone in the UK has one. The tall seat height is the reason I excluded it from consideration but I'm confident you'd be ok. I'm impressed by the design and the compny. It should be easier to keep in a straight line than the Stratus when climbing thanks to the indirect u...
by UpWrong
7 May 2019, 7:43pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Ortlieb Recumbent bags
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Re: Ortlieb Recumbent bags

Or if you want to see some Radicals (the mid-size ones, 55 litres) on a Nazca... Just noticed how much lighter the Radical Design bags are. I was hoping the Ortliebs would be easier to mount one at a time but I'm not so sure now. The curved frame on the Paseo is not very friendly towards the Ortlie...
by UpWrong
6 May 2019, 8:57pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Ortlieb Recumbent bags
Replies: 4
Views: 254

Ortlieb Recumbent bags

Photos of them fitted to my Nazca here, https://photos.app.goo.gl/p36fhhV5rZjywkhVA
by UpWrong
30 Apr 2019, 9:06pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: Isle of Wight Randonnee May 5th
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Isle of Wight Randonnee May 5th

Weather forecast is good. Planning on using my Nazca recumbent this time around. I made it round on my RANS last year, although I did push it through East Cowes.
by UpWrong
29 Apr 2019, 7:20am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tax breaks for electric bikes?
Replies: 70
Views: 2358

Re: Tax breaks for electric bikes?

The EU has since last year slapped something like a 36% tarrif on electric bikes from China. Anticompetitive or what? I think you'll find that the levy on Chinese made ebikes started in January 2019 as an anti-dumping measure ..... on the upside it's surprising how many ebikes are made elsewhere in...
by UpWrong
28 Apr 2019, 1:16pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Tax breaks for electric bikes?
Replies: 70
Views: 2358

Re: Tax breaks for electric bikes?

The EU has since last year slapped something like a 36% tarrif on electric bikes from China. Anticompetitive or what?
by UpWrong
26 Apr 2019, 10:29pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: No more Nazca Fuego
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: No more Nazca Fuego

I forget about the Speedmachine. It does seem that European bent bike manufacture is all about tourers with HPV, Azub and Nazca slogging it out. Shame that ICE stopped making bikes.
by UpWrong
26 Apr 2019, 1:14pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: No more Nazca Fuego
Replies: 3
Views: 354

No more Nazca Fuego

Announcement on web site, reducing product range. No more Fuego or Paseo. Shame but glad the company is continuing in the market.
by UpWrong
25 Apr 2019, 1:37pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Changing folder chainset from 50/34 to 40/24 with braze-on FD
Replies: 24
Views: 950

Re: Changing folder chainset from 50/34 to 40/24 with braze-on FD

On my bent I use an old Ultegra triple with a Sora compact double FD. Have a Spa guard as the outer. Standard ring bolts. Shifter is a gripshift triple. Rings are 30\42.
by UpWrong
22 Apr 2019, 9:43pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Balloon tyres
Replies: 9
Views: 532

Re: Balloon tyres

I've just ordered a Maxxis DTH BMX Race tyre in 49-406 size. I currently have it as 38-406 and am impressed but think it worth trying a larger width. I previously used a 50-406 BA which was fine but I want something lighter and quicker.
by UpWrong
22 Apr 2019, 9:35pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Maxxis DTH BMX Race tyre 38-406
Replies: 6
Views: 3461

Re: Maxxis DTH BMX Race tyre 38-406

I continue to be impressed by the tyre but have ordered the 49-406 version (20x1.95) to see if it improves comfort and confidence on my recumbent when riding on roads in poor condition. Will be using a different, heavier wheel with a wider rim and different inner tube. I guess there will be more rol...
by UpWrong
2 Apr 2019, 9:18pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Mad stunts on a Steintrikes Roadshark
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Mad stunts on a Steintrikes Roadshark

I have been admiring the narrow track of the Stentrikes Roadshark at 65.5cm. Tippy? Watch this (and it pays to keep watching :shock: ):