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Enjoyable Journey on a Gravel ‘Bent – BionicOldGuy

My recumbent has fairly fats tires (45 mm/1.75″ within the rear, 38 mm/1.5″ within the entrance) and does surprisingly properly on poor pavement or off-road. I definitely wouldn’t use it for a mountain bike, however it’s equal to an upright “gravel bike”. I attempted it out on some gravel and flat off-road in addition to poor pavement at the moment and it did advantageous.

At the moment’s schedule known as for straightforward day for the legs, exhausting day for the higher physique, so I first did a warmup, then weights and resistance bands for the higher physique, then went for my trip.

Earlier than this trip, I improved my electrical help a bit by mounting it decrease, which lowers the middle of gravity of the bike for higher dealing with. The one place to place it moreover a rear rack is below the primary body tube, however the seat clamp will get in the way in which. So I made a little bit bridge to clear the clamp, and the battery attaches to that. Some velcro straps function a backup in case the battery labored its means free.
Right here is the completed product. I not want the rear rack as a result of I now have room for my seat bag once more, so I’ll put the rack on one other bike.
I additionally added a digital camera mount on the bars so I can take photos whereas using with out my knees in the way in which
Driving on the grime shoulder at Guillelmo vineyards
Approaching the Vineyard
Rural surroundings additional out E. Essential in direction of the east foothills
Barnard Highway. This can be a difficult climb with good views from the highest
Heading Out Hale in direction of Willow Springs Highway. All our hills are inexperienced now, I really like this time of 12 months.

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