Arto Joutsimäki and two friends started their German tour with a Arcus velomobile and two trikes yesterday. They are retracing the bicycle tour Finnish photographer I. K. Inha did in 1886. I went to Ratzeburg to accompany them on their … Continue reading
Posted in Cycling, Recumbent Trike, Travel, Velomobile
Tagged Arcus, Arto Joutsimäki, Azub Tricon, Blue ICE, cycling, fairing, HPV Scorpion, ICE trikes, recumbent trike, tour, travel, velomobil, velomobile, velomobile fairing, velomobile shell
The Laid Back Bike Report interviewed Stephane Boving from Katanga (maker of the WAW velomobile) in its last show. If you ever wanted to know how a velomobile is made, this is the time. The interview with Stephane starts at … Continue reading
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
Posted in Cycling, Technical Stuff, Velomobile
Tagged 24" front wheels, big front wheels, big wheels, Catrike, Catrike Road, cycling, DIY, recumbent trike, tadpole trike, transportation, velomobil, velomobile, velomobile fairing, velomobile kit, velomobile shell
Rob Alex build a nice coroplast velomobile shell for his ICE Sprint FS (version #9 actually!). He posted some details and pictures in his blog and his thread at the BentRider forum. Go check it out! I’m quite curious how … Continue reading
Posted in Cycling, Velomobile
Tagged DIY, fairing, ICE Sprint, ICE Sprint FS, prototype, recumbent trike, tadpole trike, transportation, velomobil, velomobile, velomobile fairing, velomobile kit, velomobile shell
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Katanga did refine the WAW when they took over production and distribution from Fietser in 2012. The new WAW is built to a higher standard using completely new molds, resulting in a noticeably better fit and finish. Hence the new … Continue reading
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Ginkgo just quietly listed their new ‘SA+’ drum brake hubs in 70mm and 90mm drum diameter with custom designed heat sinks in their online shop. the 70mm SA+ drum brake hubs All Sturmey Archer drum brake hubs from Ginkgo sport … Continue reading
Tagged Custom, custom drum brake hubs, drum brake hub, Gingko, recumbent trike, SA+, SD, SD-XL, Sturmey Archer, tadpole trike, velomobil, velomobile
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Tagged ADFC, cycling, DF, Evo Ks, Go-One, ICE Sprint, Intercitybike, Quest, Radreisemesse, recumbent trike, tadpole trike, tour, travel, velomobil, velomobile
Its Autum and the weather gets cold and rainy again. Naturally the time of year I think about velomobiles and check second-hand offerings. Since I’ve rolled my trike a couple of weeks ago, when the rear wheel slipped going slightly … Continue reading
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Unfortunately this stylish hybrid pedal car is only a design study. Design: Christian Grande http://www.technologicvehicles.com/en/green-transportation-news/2665/sc-1-biposto-a-two-seater-design-velomobile Images: Scuderie Campari
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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