Category Archives: Velomobile
Oliebollentocht is probably the largest annual velomobile gathering in the world. It is organized by the Dutch group Grensrijder at the 28. of Dezember at varying locations. This year, about 150 velomobile riders met in Roermond. I couldn’t attend, since … Continue reading
Made new steering arms for the Milan. The original steering arms looked rather ratty and where too close to the wheel wells to provide enough space for the brake levers. I simply cut down two bar ends and drilled holes … Continue reading
Mick van Bit posted a documentation about the developement of the Milan on his website. I met Eggert Bülk, the designer of the Milan velomobile, last year and had a small chat. http://www.miwik.de/?p=5603
Since bicycle lights don’t really cut it above a certain speed, the Milan will get some LED motorcycle lights. Headlight A Highsider LED Dual Stream 3in1 headlight. Headlight, high beam and parking light in a relatively small package. Its 739 … Continue reading
The old rear shocks of the Milan are worn and actually not working that great anyway, since they offer no proper damping. Riding the Milan across cobblestone was ‘interesting’, to say the least. Hence, I’ve ripped them out and build … Continue reading
Picked-up a used Milan GT MkII today. One of the few with tank steering. Now, the fun begins. It’ll get a complete overhaul and a small electric assist. Stay tuned.