When we see a velomobile, everyone immediately thinks of a reduction in air resistance and therefore high speeds … But yesterday, for the second time in my velomobile years, I had to experience being hit by a motorist. And I was also well protected by the streamline for the second time. Tribute to the designersContinue reading “Another big advantage of a velomobile; Protection!”
Today I took a leisurely ride with Quest 552. Unfortunately, I was hit by a car on the way … no wounds to my body but unfortunately a few tears in my beloved velomobile. I am happy that I was well protected by my fairing, but I am disappointed that some of the carbon-fairing was damaged. I will takeContinue reading “a cosy ride”
I think the pictures are self-explanatory … Today I cycled a bit and in various situations where pedestrians and cyclists blocked the cycle path, there was an understanding response and they made room for me … there was no fierce and angry reaction like after using the horn!
Today I haphazardly started cycling in my velomobile. According to the weather forecast, it would not rain until 5:00 pm, but my entire ride the dark clouds threatened to release their many water sooner. Incredibly nice weather for taking pictures, but due to the fact that I had left my hood at home and cycled “convertible”, I wasContinue reading “I was lucky today”
The 552 is open again !
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 visited Cycle Vision and made some pictures …
John started his business …
I’ll have to try this ….
a few of the many people behind the Dutch recumbent-organisation …
Velomobiles at Cycle Vision 2015 . Venray, the Netherlands.
… 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 …”