Tag Archives: Big Ben

Taking the XStream to work

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I’m commuting with the Rans XStream since last week. Figured, it’s the best way to get more accustomed to this (for me) odd bike. The Duranos had to go and make way for more supple Big Ben, that can take … Continue reading

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Blue ICE on ICE

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It was a pretty cold but beautiful day today.

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Blue ICE Impressions

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The Blue ICE ready for touring with big panniers ground clearance batterys only DIY battery mount and rear lights The Cockpit with Cycle Analyst Patterson Metropolis drive XPress panniers, 1.2kW/h battery, Abus U-lock

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Schwalbe Big Ben vs Schwalbe Shredda Evo and Almotion

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Recently, I’ve switched from my usual Schwalbe Big Ben tyres all around, to supposedly faster Schwalbe Shredda Evo (in 50-507) at the front and Schwalbe Marathon Almotion (in 55-559) at the rear of the blue Sprint. These are just my … Continue reading

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Schwalbe Big Ben vs Schwalbe Land Cruiser

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Since I’ve used several Schwalbe Big Ben (11,500km combined) and several Schwalbe Land Cruiser tyres (pre 2016 model, 9,000km combined) at the rear wheel of my ICE Sprint, I’d like to make some comparison. This is not the usual tyre … Continue reading

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Blue ICE Updates

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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

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Tyres for E-Trikes

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I’ve tried only a handful of different tyres in the last couple of years. For a fast e-trike my main focus is traction and braking power, not minimal rolling resistance. Schwalbe Big Ben Currently in use are Schwalbe Big Ben … Continue reading

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