Tag Archives: velomobil

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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Fahrradsternfahrt 2017 in Hamburg

Today was the 22. annual Fahrradsternfahrt in Hamburg. About 30,000 cyclists rode from all directions into the city, took a small detour across the Köhlbrand Bridge and a stretch of Autobahn on the way back across the Elbbrücken to Rathausmarkt … Continue reading

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Laidback Bike Report – SPEZI Special

Gary Solomon and Team went to the anual Spezialradmesse in Germersheim. Enjoy!

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Making of a Velomobile

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

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Aero Bullet Velomobile Shell

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

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Coroplast 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

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Zeitfahren Hamburg – Berlin 2016

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Some impressions from the Start of the Hamburg – Berlin 2016 Audax in Altengamme.

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The WAW got rear suspension

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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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Phase Runner Motor Controller

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I wouldn’t bother you in telling the story how the Phase Runner motor controller came to be. There is a lengthily thread in the Endless Sphere forum, covering its whole development. Justin gives a short discription of the Phase Runner … Continue reading

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Ginkgo SA+ drum brake hubs with heat sinks

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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

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