It's been a while since I've been this excited about a new product. I first spotted TowWhee bungee's last year when riding in Colorado, there was a bike event in this quaint town called Fruita, naturally we had to go and have a look around, plus my great mate from America and supplier of Sticky Pods and Fork Corks was there exhibiting so I was looking forward to seeing him.
I've always wanted a product like this for years so I was delighted to see someone actually making one at long last. So it is with great pleasure I now handle TowWhee in the UK, selling direct to customers through my website and to bike shops and trail centres allowing them to supply their customers in store.
As soon as stock arrives around the end of this month I will be having lots of fun showing off this clever product to my existing dealers plus new shops and trail centres. Along with that I plan on getting lots of filming done showing how easy it is to pull a child or adult up a hill, hopefully I will get lots of pictures and videos from customers using the TowWhee for me to repost on Instagram.
So for now thats it from me, have a great week and don't forget to comment if you have something you want to ask me.
Well here she is, I know I said I was going to post pictures of the bike going together in stages but in the end it all came together on the same day, sorry about that, but just look at how gorgeous she is, I'm well happy with the finished bike.
So, how doe's it ride?, really well actually, it fits me like it was custom made to fit me perfectly, but in reality its just an off the shelf 19" frame, the 120mm forks and the 50mm stem combined with the low rise handlebars keep the front end planted on the trail, and the MSC tyres are surprisingly grippy for a low tread pattern.
Now I have time on the bike thoughts turn to changes to the bike to tune it further.
On its last ride out, a gruelling 37 miles around Cranbourne it turned out that the 34t chainring is a little big and not giving me a low enough gear for my tired legs, don't get me wrong, I still made it up all the climbs without getting off, but I was right at the limit of what I can push at times so another cog to drop down would be nice, I'll wait for Middleburn to finish the new one piece Boost rings and grab a 32t as soon as they are ready.
Other than that, its pretty much perfect as is, I am going to fit the not yet released Rotor Hydraulic gear set when it come out it funds will allow it, with the price yet to be decided I have no idea if it will just be a little extravagance or down right stupid expensive, I guess we will just have to wait and see.