This week my rides have been local. In the mind rides further afield are being planned, spurred on by the slightly warmer weather. This week two bumble bees were spotted in the garden plus two Larks and a Swallow near Bishopsbourne – all signs of Spring.Continue reading “Local Cycling”
Why two chainrings?? Well, a couple of reasons.
I have played around with 3 different sized chainrings so far but only one at a time can be fitted onto the drive from the Bafang motor. I am seeking the ideal size giving an high enough top gear so 30kph can be pedalled easily but also with a low enough bottom gear to allow hill climbing with spin to stop the Bafang lugging and getting hot. Probably not a concern in winter in Tasmania but necessary in the summer when hill climbing in 30°C plus temps.Continue reading “Two Chainrings – Better than One?”