Archive for the ‘Gears’ Category

Hill Climbing with the BWR

21 March 2010

As it was a fine morning I decided to see how the Brompton Wide Range gears would cope with a biggish climb. I rode out from my home in Sheffield to Ringinglow on the watershed between Sheffield and the Peak District National Park. Its a climb of 310 metres over 5 miles, not too steep but it keeps going up.


Pino – the little things

30 January 2010

David Rossi contacted me with some questions about the way the Rohloff gears are fitted on the Pino, he has seen examples of good and bad installations, the good one being from Thorn bikes who specialise in Rohloff so you’d expect them to do it properly. Here’s the Pino: