Lately we had special visitors in our workshop in Holland: Alpha 7, Milan GT and Milan SL For those who ride Velomobile this sounds familiar, but if you have no clue, have a look at the pictures of these beauties of recumbent brand Velomobile!
How do you pack your Bike Trailer for air travel? Read our tips and the experience of others. Both the Cyclone Trekking and Chubby Bike Trailers are used by people all over the world and flown to many different destinations. But how do you pack? And what about the size, isn't it slightly oversized...?
As long as I can remember there has been debate on how to clean and lubricate axles. With or without grease? And if yes, what to grease and what not? Through the years I have found my way, partially guided by the knowledge past on by my father and an engineering degree but even more so by common sense and a fetish for clean gear.
Many times we get an order for a replacement Hitch Ball because a travel bike got stolen. Having lived in the bike theft capital of the world, here is my two cents on bike theft prevention.
Walking the Camino de Santiago with your children is a beautiful and life changing experience. Geert van Emelen walked the Camino the Santiago four times including two trips with both his sons William and Robbe. Geert openly speaks of the incredible impact the Camino had on his life and the bond with his two sons. Geert wrote this little touching article on his experience with Robbe, his youngest son.
"What is the best method for cleaning Nylon/Cordura bags?"
Our advice (based on our personal experience) is to soak Nylon/Cordura bags for one night in lukewarm water with a little detergent or with Soap Nuts. We found no method to be more effective and safe as soaking for a longer period.
How can I connect the Cyclone Bicycle Trailer to an X12 Thru-Axle? Although many (travel-) bikes still use the Quick Release axle there are more and more bikes that come with the stronger and stiffer X12 or Thru-Axle. We show you how to connect the Cyclone Bicycle Trailer on your X12 Thru Axle.
Since 2015 Paul Flipsen has walked 8 different Camino routes with the Wheelie Walking Trailer. He would never consider changing back to using a backpack, but he is also realistic about the possibilities and impossibilities. Paul wrote down his experiences to help people who already have a Wheelie or are considering buying one.