Category Archives: Travel

Arcus Velomobile on Tour

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

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Neandertals

If you had a look at the web links on the right side, you might found the link to John Hawks blog. I’m following his blog for a couple of years now and greatly enjoyed his online course ‘Human Evolution … Continue reading

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Before the Flood

Climate change ain’t no Chinese hoax, guys.

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Ortlieb X-Press Pannier Conversion

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Once upon a time, Ortlieb sold a waterproof shoulder bag that can be converted to rather perfect recumbent bike rear panniers with little effort and cost. Once converted, the X-Press panniers provide a lighter, bigger and maybe a bit less … Continue reading

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Lübeck

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Today I made a little test tour to Lübeck. 69 km to have some ice cream at the Holstentor. 162 km in total at a 25.4 km/h average. Total consumption was 1300 Wh plus change or 7.9 Wh/km. Still had … Continue reading

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White ICE Trike

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ICE Trikes created a real beast of a trike (they did a Monster once), the White ICE Cycle. Images: ICE Trikes Based on the ICE Sprint frame they custom designed a big wheeled trike for Maria Leigerstam’s attempt to be … Continue reading

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Charging Station

Yesterday I happily stumbled across the free charging station of SenerTec in Lauenburg right at the point where my battery’s hit half empty and I had to decide what to do next. Go back home the same way or continue … Continue reading

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Evolve trikes – The ultimate folding trike

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Looks like Australian Evolve trikes is finally ready to start producing their unique folding trikes beginning with the compact 16″ wheel model. Later on it’s planned to release a 20″ wheel model with rear suspension as well. Thats what I … Continue reading

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Smart phone = Spy phone?

Since I use a really shitty Nokia ‘dumb phone’ at the moment, as a gear head and gadget nut I’m naturally interested in a smart phone. Whats not to like about the idea of having your phone guiding you through … Continue reading

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Electric Bike Trip Simulator

At the Endless Sphere ebike forum French User evelorution posted his pretty sophisticated but relatively easy to use online Electric bike trip simulator based on Google Maps. Very cool that he included recumbent two wheelers and recumbent trikes to the … Continue reading

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