Tag Archives: recumbent

Vortex Leader with 3×700 wheels

The Vortex-Leader custom trike got the 3×700 wheel set for a couple of weeks now and it’s a blast to ride. Compared to the VTX, it should have slightly worst aerodynamics from the big wheels and the more upright seat, … Continue reading

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Zollenspieker Tour

We did a short tour with the recumbents today. Starting from our usual meeting point at Kaltehofe, going through Vierlande to the Zollenspieker Elb ferry and further to Winsen to get some cake. I went with the guys till the … Continue reading

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Tour to Toxy and Ferry

Took the Milan for a tour to Toxy in Wrist today. Had a good look at some Toxy ZR Lowracer (the blue on on the right). Actually, a chopped down ZR handlebar might be a good fit for the Vortex-Leader, … Continue reading

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VTX with SKS Raceblade

Since the VTX got its 3×700 wheel set back, shot with narrow tires, the old wide fender looked a bit odd. Hence I’ve installed a SKS Raceblade Pro XL fender. The Raceblade looks quite pretty

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Finally some snow

On the shopping run with the VTX yesterday. Even with 3×700 wheels, 5cm of snow make a trike quite slow. The average speed for the 8km through the park to the super marked and back was a mere 11.2km/h. However, … Continue reading

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VM-Tour Buchholz

Todays tour to Buchholz with Morten and Dirk in their Quest’s convenience break Morten and Dirk getting ready, after fixing an unruly chain starting again having a coffee and some pastries in front of the bakery on the way back, … Continue reading

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Vortex-Leader 3×26″

Since the 24″ Kojaks produced some bad shimmy at the front wheels, I tried some 24″ Maxxis DTH yesterday, but that didn’t solve the problem. Looks like this trike with its funny steering geometry doesn’t like a 3×24″ wheel set-up, … Continue reading

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The Vortex-Leader rolls again

I’ve finally finished the Vortex-Leader custom trike today. Well, not finished-finished, but its ride-able again. It took me a while to get motivated to remove the green powder coating from the Trice Leader rear frame and have it glass-pearl blasted … Continue reading

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VM-Tour Lauenburg-Runde

Yesterday, Morten organized a 120km round tour to Lauenburg and back. We met with five velomobiles (two Quest, a Strada, a Milan SL, and my Milan GT) in Kaltehofe and picked-up three others along the way. Olaf joined with his … Continue reading

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VM-Tour Altengamme

Some impressions from our 50km velomobile evening tour yesterday. We where two Quest, a Milan SL Mk5, an Alpha 7 and my Milan GT. The image quality of my motorcycle dash cam is spectacularly bad, though. Video quality isn’t good … Continue reading

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