The advantage of a velomobile is that you always have a perfect raincoat around you. However, the downside is that in such a small space, you need a huge wide-angle lens to illustrate that. See RideWithGPS : https://ridewithgps.com/trips/57103315
I was curious how it works … Relive. So I tried it once during a commuting ride. Click on the picture for an impression.
… to reach Hoorn. Not because I was too tired, or wasn’t in good shape. I had troubles with my skin around my genitalia. It was soft and sweaty, so that the skin turned red and became very very painful. I used some lip-balsam (I always have it inside the Quest) but it worked onlyContinue reading “I failed …”
The route planner for cyclist is almost complete. Try a route from door to door and see how it works ….
This post is an answer for a request to show details of the way I mounted the GPS in my Quest. I already had a RAM in Quest 215 mounted on the wheel-chest. unfortunately I wasn’t able to see it when I was using the tour-cap. So I decided to mount it in Quest 552Continue reading “RAM – mount”
Garmin manuals sucks. But for the Dutch there are these instruction videos ! They’ve helped me a lot.
I’m planning a route to the “oliebollentocht”, it will be 150 km one-way. The route will follow the LF13. All in all it will be roughly 370 km on one day. Hmm, maybe too much for me. Have to find out if there is some other way ….. I could go for speed and straightContinue reading “GPS-route to OBT”
Just a nice tool to play with when you have a GPS; Ridewithgps.com click on the image for my first upload.….. And you can find my commute here .
Hello, good people who read this blog ! Last weekend I went to the Easter-meeting for recumbents at Camping Harskamperdennen. It was a 230 km. ride on Friday with lots of clouds, but no rain. On Sunday I had several rain-showers on the same route back home. For people with GPS who are curious whatContinue reading “Easter-meeting 2010”
I had trouble with reflections on the screen of my GPS. The light body-colour of my Quest gave a disturbing reflection. My wife advised me to iron some black material on the body. The same material she uses as a lining for the clothes she sews. It’s called “vlies” in Dutch. So I took someContinue reading “reflections”
My rechargeable batteries have lost a lot of their capacity and I wanted to buy a good and advanced battery conditioner to break in. After a lot of surfing on the internet I found the next picture … (thanks Robert Elsinga for the link). So I decided to buy the Powerex from MAHA and orderedContinue reading “Powerex”
It took a long time, but I own a new GPS now. I choose for the Oregon 450t, a new model made by Garmin. together with the City Navigator Europe NT and the Routable Topographical Map Benelux. The Garmin manuals are bad, very bad. They remind me of the days I was too young toContinue reading “450 t”