I think my father (standing right) is about 18 years old when this photo was made… so the photo is about 100 years old! The photo fades away, I tried to get a bit more contrast in it. Nothing is eternal … My father apparently had a nice luxury bike! But my grandfather was alreadyContinue reading “Cycling ancesters”
The top is off so that I can easily reach everything inside the Quest-body. I clearly notice that my own body is now 64 years old and the flexibility has disappeared in recent years. The small openings in Quest 552 are such that I have to choose; either see through it, or put one armContinue reading “Top half is off …”
Today I mounted the new rims. I bought them at velomobiel.nl and had them 2 days later … Tomorrow I want to take off the hood to better access the drive and lighting.
How long can you continue driving with the original velomobile rims? Today I lost confidence and decided to renew them …
I used recumbents for many years for my commuting … a few videos made with simple cameras.
Too bad I didn’t have my camera with me … the “photos” of the phone will have to do it … It was a beautiful sunrise! How much money would an average person want to spend to experience this beautiful sunset while cycling in a comfortable velomobile? I earned that money this morning on topContinue reading “Cycling home after the nightshift”
The most recent edition of Ligfiets& is on our kitchen table again. It is nice to read the article in which it is recalled that the association was established 35 years ago. A nice photo of a number of people who took the lead at the start of the Dutch recumbent culture.It reminds me ofContinue reading “35 years ago …”
The brakes of my velomobile needed maintenance. Because I found it rather cold outside I put the bike inside. Fortunately, my better half doesn’t find that insurmountable …
It is really nice to take a look at the Strava heat map. From all public information that the users of Strava collect, a “heat map” is made. Not only can the favorite routes be extracted from this, but policymakers can also get relevant information they need to improve the infrastructure. https://www.strava.com/heatmap#7.16/3.18014/51.53014/hot/all By switching betweenContinue reading “Strava heatmap”
I like cycling in wintertime…. but I hate flat tyres during this time of the year … so playing safe with Marathon Plus Yes, I know the plus also stand for the resistance 😉
Even though the working conditions are very different, cycling to work and bicycle parking places are still the same … history repeats itself in that regard. But I don’t regret returning to my old workplace … even though the ability to cycle more and more often was the main goal. In this video, you canContinue reading “recurrence”
Last month I realized that despite the medication I continued to have high blood pressure. At the same time, I also experienced the disadvantages of this medication (side effects). So I decided to use the best medicine I used before in my life … CYCLING !For that I had to make a rigorous decision …Continue reading “I now have a different employer …”
I took my old faithful Zephyr out of the shed and sprayed all the cobwebs off. The frame is made of stainless steel, the last one that Danny Siepman had made before he moved out of Colijnsplaat. details about the history and the many shapes of this bike can be found on this oldContinue reading “Zephyr”
Today is World Bicycle Day ! #June3WorldBicycleDay