Install ClockworkMod Recovery on Nexus One Manually
Step 1: Download ClockworkMod Recovery: recovery-clockwork-188.8.131.52-passion.img (there are more current, look at the xda)
Step 2: Set up ADB for Nexus One
Step 3: Put the downloaded recovery-clockwork-184.108.40.206-passion.img in C: drive
Step 4: Turn Nexus One off and connect it to PC via USB
Step 5: Hold the Power button + Trackball together to start Nexus One in fastboot mode
Step 6: Once in fastboot mode, open Terminal / Command Prompt and run following command:
This command will check if your device is connected in fastboot mode or not.
Step 7: Now run following command (place the file recovery in the same folder where the fastboot):
fastboot flash recovery recovery-clockwork-220.127.116.11-passion.img
This will install Clockwork recovery on your Nexus One.
That’s it, enjoy!