I gave my Zephyr recumbent some good maintenance and plucked the old Bob-yak from the ceiling of our shed, where it hanged for 20 years. Some black paint, new bearings, grease and a bit oil after a good cleaning was all it took to be ready to roll. It’s funny that Strava asked if IContinue reading “Zephyr and Bob-yak”
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first ride in my Quest-velomobile since a long, long time …
The weather was nice today. That’s why I decided to take my velomobile out of the cobwebs and see what it takes to get it “up and running”. The fastest way is to pump up the tires, get in the velomobile and cycle around Walcheren. and then see what’s going wrong …. Continue reading “first ride in my Quest-velomobile since a long, long time …”
I am polishing good memories of the Zephyr and Bob-Yak
Cycle Vision 2018
I visited Cycle Vision and made some pictures …
10 years ago I made this simple video with a small camera …. in those days the quality was not too bad Now we are used to such high standards, that this old video is of poor quality when some crazy president decides to use a EMP-bomb …. the bicycles and the velomobiles inContinue reading “old video”
keep it simple
I’ll have to try this ….
Cycle Vision 2008
I made a short video of Cycle Vision which was being held last weekend. The results are shown here. I will dump the rest of all the material as a sort of camcorder-dump at google in parts, because it allows maximum only 10 minutes per video. But this dump will take some time….
new record bike ?
Barbara Buatois is trying a new bike, the l’Altair, which she will be using for a new speed record on 12 Juli. Francesco Russo tried the same in his machine last summer on the same track, the CERAM speedway about 40 kilometers near Paris in France.
During Easter I went to the “Harskamperdennen”, a camping at the Veluwe where a lot of other recumbent cyclists were together for three nights. This year it was freezing cold and the weatherforecast said there would be snow-showers…….. We were lucky, because at the times we planned a visit to the museum on Saturday andContinue reading “Eastermeeting 2008”