Since this summer is fairly wet, I’ve mounted the KingCycle nose fairing to the Blue ICE. The nose fairing looks quite nice with the white Ortlieb X-Press panniers. The mirrors mounted to the fairing offer a perfect rear view.
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While I use the black Sprint on my daily commute, the blue Sprint stayed dormant in its quarters since September. What a shame, but the weather was pretty bad at times and since I had no panniers for it, it … Continue reading
Tagged 24" front wheels, Bafang BPM, Big Ben, big front wheels, big wheels, Blue ICE, Custom, e-trike, etrike, ICE Sprint, Marathon Almotion, Ortlieb, Ortlieb XPress, Patterson Metropolis, recumbent trike, tadpole trike, transportation, trike, updates
I’m not very kind to my hub motors and the Bafang BPM II bite the dust just short of 4000km. After about 3500km the one way clutch started slipping temporary and later locked-up completely. Most of the time the BPM … Continue reading