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Completing ‘Nasty’

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‘Nasty’ is more or less complete by now. After some more rummaging in the parts bin, she got a head rest, a B+M IQ-X E (150 lux) front light and a third rear light. To move the handle bars a … Continue reading

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Aero Bullet Velomobile Shell

I’ve mentioned the Aero Bullet velomobile shell from AEM in Florida some time ago in an older post about velomobile shells for trikes. While the first production shells were made from fiber glass, they’re now made from carbon fiber. No … 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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The First Ride

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Did the first short ride around the neighbourhood with the Blue ICE today. The Patterson Metropolis looks slick and works great so far. Overall weight without bag, tools and waterbottle is 21.5 kg. The battery rear light and rear fender … Continue reading

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The Blue ICE

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Several month ago I’ve bought a lightly used blue ICE Sprint 26 frame by chance. It lived a quite dormant live under the living room table since then and the hunting for components began. While blue wouldn’t have been my … Continue reading

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ICE Sprint 3×24″

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I’ve finally swopped the ICE front suspension for unsuspended king pins yesterday. On my 50km test ride today, I was quite shocked how much corner handling improved without the front suspension with the 24″ front wheels. Corner handling is still … Continue reading

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DIY truing stand

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I think I’ve mentioned that I did build several wheels sets for the Sprint in recent time. A P&K Lie truing stand is slightly out of my reach and I hesitated spending money for a cheap truing stand when I … Continue reading

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Begorett Velomobile

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So far the Begorett velomobile only looks like a design study. At 40 kg weight and 1.08 m overall width I’d say it’s slightly overweight and at least 15 cm too wide to fit through obstacles if you leave the … Continue reading

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20.000km

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I just reached the 20,000km mark with my trike the other day. The Sprint changed quite a bit since I got it. What started as a full suspended ICE Sprint soon changed to a rigid 26″ rear frame when I … Continue reading

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White ICE Trike

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ICE Trikes created a real beast of a trike (they did a Monster once), the White ICE Cycle. Images: ICE Trikes Based on the ICE Sprint frame they custom designed a big wheeled trike for Maria Leigerstam’s attempt to be … Continue reading

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