Tag Archives: velomobil

Velomobile Density in Germany

Christoph (who wrote Velomobil Grundwissen) is currently playing with anonymized user data of the German velomobile forum to create a user map. Due to strong privacy laws in Europe its a delicate project so currently every user on the interactive … 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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Velomobile Shops and Manufacturers

Hellrich made a Google Map of current velomobile shops and manufacturers. Its still work in progress and obviously a bit eurocentric.

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Continental Contact Urban

A few days ago a set of Continental Contact Urban in 42-406 size arrived, went yesterday into the Milan and today I’ve rode a 109km tour on still slightly wet roads at around 1°C. Wet grip of the Contact Urban … Continue reading

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Cycling Tours 2020

In 2020, I did 57 day tours with the trikes and velomobile. A dozen of the tours with the velomobile where between 200km and 345km, while the longest trike tour was a mere 115km. The combined day tour mileage was … Continue reading

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Wendland Tour

The Christmas tour from Lauenburg south-east through the Wendland, crossing the Elb river at Dömitz and back home via Boitzenburg. Since I totally forgot about the old Rundling villages in the area, my track was very close to a few … Continue reading

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VM-Tour Altengamme 2020-12-13

Last Sunday we did our usual velomobile tour from Kaltehofe, through Vierlande to Altengamme and back. Initially we planned to cross the Elb river at Geesthacht and ride back to Hamburg via Harburg, but things changed along the way. The … Continue reading

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Police Stop (the 4th)

Yesterday, I had my first police stop this year. The friendly officers had seen the velomobile wizzing by in a diffent city district before and took the opportunity to inquire about this strange vehicle. After taking the opportunity for a … 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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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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