all kind of recumbents and velomobiles …
There is always a guy in some shed who tries to invent the wheel again and from that startingpoint also creates a whole new bicycle ! I think it is just nice to see this bicycle and trying to find out how it works. See for yourself on the BBC news on … Continue Reading cycle sideways ?
I worked in the nightshift and was commuting home in the early morning on my recumbent. The sunrise was beautifull and made clear that wintertime was ending. Days are getting longer from now on. During that hour it takes me to get home, the sky turns from dark to bright. … Continue Reading here comes the sun
Some people asked me where to find the old promo-video for RAAM out of 2004. They wanted to see the awefull movie again ! Well you can find it here. And all the other info for RAAM is here.
The 17-th of Februari 2007 the “monster track” race is organised in New York City again ! I can’t wait to see the photos and videos on the internet. Always admire the stupid bravery of the bike messengers ! I wonder why these alleycat-races are unknown in Amsterdam; or am … Continue Reading alleycat race NYC 2007 is coming soon !
It’s snowing in Vlissingen. There has been sprinkled a lot of salt on the roads. Without those actions it would be impossible for cardrivers to keep driving, but the salt is ruining the bike-stuff, like the chain and the derailleur. Not to mention what salt does to the aluminium wheels. … Continue Reading Snow in Vlissingen
Koga Miyata made only 50 bicycles of the model they named “the Spyker” (Koga Aeroblade). Handmade and because of all the rarity very expensive (12.500 euro). The sultan of Brunei has one and also the King of Jordan. How does it look ? You can find a video (spoken in … Continue Reading A bicycle , not meant for cycling !!!
The 1000 meters sprint and 40 minutes criterium in the Velodrome in Alkmaar (the Netherlands) where Hans Wessels showed he was in better shape than Ymte Sijbrandij ! You can find the results here .
I took my photo-camera and made some video’s during my commute. It is 25 kilometers (one-way) and the weather was bright sunny .
Today I went to work on my recumbent and registered it on a special website; “Fietsen scoort“. Last year I cycled 3200 km on my commute. This month only 200 kilometers, but the year has only just begun. The website is only in Dutch. But maybe it is good for … Continue Reading cycling scores (fietsen scoort)
This video is on youtube. I was amazed how many imagination there is for designing ice bikes ! There is no market for commercial products, so everybody is just creating some kind of ice bike and is having a lot of fun. Thank you Mary Arneson for making this video … Continue Reading Ice Bike Races
I didn’t see the movie “An inconvenient thuth” in the cinema, but now you can see it on google video. It certainly is an inconvenient truth, but remember; Al Gore is an American too ! I think it will give a lot of trouble in my own neighbourhood when sea-level … Continue Reading an inconvenient truth
I found this video on you tube. I am pleased to see that people take the time to share their love for music on the internet. It takes about 30 minutes and you’ll go back to the sixties. It was the last occasion where Syd played on his guitar. So you … Continue Reading good old “Pink Floyd”.
Life can be so simple and easy if you live it humorous.