The last 3 days I had trouble with my shifter. I had a feeling that the chain wasn’t derailing as it should. Yesterday (on my way to work) it was almost impossible to pedal because of constant derailing in the back of my Quest. The problem with velomobiles is that you simply can’t see whatContinue reading “not broken …”
The brake didn’t work. I found out that the liner of the right cable was demolished by the universal joint. So I asked velomobiel.nl to send me a new one ….. and as always I received it the next day (that’s what I call good service !). It’s important to use some tie-wraps to prevent theContinue reading “renewing a Jagwire cable.”
… on my commute.
…. I’m getting tired of this rainy view
For the first time in 4 years I had a puncture on my ride home ! While I replaced the inner tube with the spare tube, there were 4 car drivers trying to help me by aiming their car-headlights on me and my velomobile. I thanked them for their kindness but explained it was notContinue reading “spare inner tube …”
Yesterday I felt something strange when I was on my way home ….. today I found out ! About 6 nipples came out of the rim ! The nipples seemed worn, although “normally” they are so tight that movement isn’t possible. But the fact that they look worn doesn’t mean they are able to flipContinue reading “problem with the spoke-nipples”
I think this red couple is the best for everyday use and all purposes.
… can be used for lots of applications. Harry used it for a modification on his shoes. Today I used it to replace the worn out rubber ring on the left suspension. So don’t waste your old Marathon Plus tyres, but keep them spare for all kind of tips&tricks you’re not aware of now. YouContinue reading “Used Marathon Plus …”
… has it advantages. Even though I realize that my yellow logo is on the velomobile, I feel anonymous when I’m inside my Quest. I realized this advantage during my commutes after my dearest dog died. I cried like a little boy while cycling along the dykes of Walcheren, passing lots of tourists and other cyclists.Continue reading “cycling hidden …”