After getting a smooth white gelcoat layer in the mold, we started to laminate the fairing. Under the supervision of Hans, Ellen, Ralf and Matthias carefully prepared layer by layer of the new bike. The new fairing will be devided into a front and rear part and will have no window in the front. (Pictures are taken […]
Monday, 27.03.2018: We (Hans and Matthias) start to build a new bike, which is of course faster than the old one. Therefore we prepared the negative mold for a new fairing. The outer shape will stay the same, but the new one will be a camera bike and have no window in the front. We […]
The two new Team members of the Human Power Team Ralf Golanowsky and Matthias König have handed over a small gift summarizing the success of both rides of the last season. The next summary will hopefully include the first results of the joint 1h-world-record Project.
25 Feb 2018: First test ride on 200m track in Amsterdam Sloten After a few minutes of struggeling with the large steering radius of the Velox XS Matthias managed to ride his first meters with the bike. At this stage Hans decided to leave the head cover at home due to speed issues on this really […]
Velox XS + Matthias The first bike fitting was successful at the Dutch bicycle Centre, Njimegen. Ellen and Matthias have almost the same body size. Only small changes needs to be done to adjust the Velox to his size. We are planing the first test ride in february/ march. Pictures were taken by Ralf […]
Ready to Race! Bad weather made it impossible to make any runs. So there was enough time to socialise and share. Students of the schools nearby came to visit. It is always nice to meet and greet with such enthousiastic young people. Also is it a good moment to share your toughts with fellow competitors. […]
Met vliegende start 200meter fietsen met een gemiddelde van 90,714km/uur. Dat is wat de Nijmeegse wielrenster Ellen van Vugt afgelopen zaterdag heeft gedaan. Het vorige record van 79,03 km/uur is gereden door Andrea Blaseckie in 1999.
Ellen smashed the six-hour world record.
This is her story.
The Dekra track is not next door which is why we spent most of Friday travelling to Klettwitz, not far from Dresden. On arrival at the track there was a riders meeting and the bike was inspected.