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Forum: Commuting 07-27-06, 07:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By tchazzard
Those stinky clothes

Even fairly new techwick stuff from EMS smells after my ride into the office. We always let our running/biking clothes soak for 20 minutes or so before continuing the wash cycle. They do not smell...
Forum: Commuting 07-27-06, 06:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,188
Posted By tchazzard
De-stink biking clothes at office

Hi; I hang my biking clothes when I arrive at the office. They dry out nicely by the time I ride home, but the stink like there is no end of tomorrow. I wonder if there is some home made solution one...
Forum: Commuting 07-27-06, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tchazzard
I did not think about that benefit when I moved...

I did not think about that benefit when I moved to my first velomobile from a 2-wheel bent for daily commuting. Similarly, not having to unclip at each stop light is also a nice bene.

And check...
Forum: Commuting 07-26-06, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tchazzard
No motor needed

You can certainly add electric motors on some velomobiles, such as the WAW, but end up hauling around a bunch of extra weight. My Quest has 27 speeds and in the lowest gear, I could nearly climb a...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 07-26-06, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,153
Posted By tchazzard
Here are some links if one is interested in...

Here are some links if one is interested in velomobiles:

The people who make my Quest
http://www.velomobiel.nl/

Mary A's site
http://www.velomobiling.net/

My friends North American...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-26-06, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,332
Posted By tchazzard
Quest Velomobile

Quest 164

20688
Forum: Commuting 07-26-06, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tchazzard
I have two mirrors on my Quest. As for other...

I have two mirrors on my Quest. As for other issues raised about the high cost of velomobiles over a bent with sock, I would still take the velomobile any day. Very soft ride, easily seen by cars,...
Forum: Commuting 07-15-06, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tchazzard
The enclosed recumbents you see on the wisil site...

The enclosed recumbents you see on the wisil site are designed for trying to set speed records and not for day to day commuting. A velomobile has advanatages over a normal bike which include superior...
Forum: Commuting 07-15-06, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tchazzard
Too hot?

It has been close to 90F and humid here in Maine (88-96%), which is not likley as bad a Florida, but I do not feel any hotter than I do on a normal bike. The soft top on my Quest keeps the sun off me...
Forum: Commuting 07-15-06, 06:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By tchazzard
Questions and learning about velomobiles

The article in Wired was written by Bryan Ball, the creator of BentRider Online (http://www.bentrideronline.com). There is a velomobile forum on his message board. You can also learn alot about...
Forum: Commuting 12-29-05, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By tchazzard
There is a velomobile for sale here in the US. It...

There is a velomobile for sale here in the US. It is a Velomobiel.nl Quest and information on it can be found at:

www.velombiles.net (http://www.velomobiles.net/wildfire/quest/questforsale.htm)
...
Forum: Recumbent 12-29-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,679
Posted By tchazzard
Hi; Just wanted to pass on the news that there is...

Hi; Just wanted to pass on the news that there is currently a Velomobiel.nl Quest for sale here in the US. Information can be seen at:

www.velomobiles.net...
Forum: Recumbent 10-06-05, 11:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,679
Posted By tchazzard
I ride the Mango year round here in southern...

I ride the Mango year round here in southern Maine. It is a head out design, but other than in really heavy rain, I barely get wet, other than my head and shoulders. The wheels are isolated from the...
Forum: Recumbent 10-04-05, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,679
Posted By tchazzard
I commute to/from work via bike. I run errands...

I commute to/from work via bike. I run errands using the bike. I explained to her that I would not have to purchase a health club pass, would stay in great shape, be safer, happier, and do nice...
Forum: Recumbent 10-03-05, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,679
Posted By tchazzard
Check out www.velomobiling.net and...

Check out www.velomobiling.net and www.velomobiles.net which have lots of information on velomobiles. Basically you can buy an Alleweder from David in Texas or order one of the various models in...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-01-05, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By tchazzard
Micro Trailer for hauling bikes, canoes, etc

Hi: I have a SportsRig trailer (www.sportsrig.com) I use for hauling my bikes around. I love it. Recently I saw a car driving by LL Bean in Freeport, Maine which was towing a trailer very similar to...
Forum: Recumbent 04-15-05, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By tchazzard
And http://www.velomobiling.net

And http://www.velomobiling.net
Forum: Commuting 04-07-05, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,549
Posted By tchazzard
The Go-One was pulled at it had been sold months...

The Go-One was pulled at it had been sold months before. The same Go-One keeps popping up in eBay. So do not bid on it unless you ask around first.
Forum: Recumbent 04-06-05, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By tchazzard
You can also find a lot of good information on: ...

You can also find a lot of good information on:

www.velomobiles.net
www.velomobiling.net
www.velomobileusa.com

and of course my site:

www.hazbro.com/mango
Forum: Commuting 04-06-05, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,549
Posted By tchazzard
I am still around, although spend most of my time...

I am still around, although spend most of my time reading Bent Rider Online's message board instead of this forum. I also found that it was easier to write about my experiences in my blog, rather...
Forum: Commuting 10-11-04, 06:58 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,083
Posted By tchazzard
Is there a way to mount the Cateye EL500 on a...

Is there a way to mount the Cateye EL500 on a helmet?
Forum: Recumbent 09-03-04, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By tchazzard
Helmet for the hot head

I am in the market for a new helmet. This new helmet will be the one I primarily use when tooling around in my VM.nl Mango velomobile. For this reason, the main feature I am looking for is a helmet...
Forum: Commuting 04-23-04, 05:46 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 25,390
Posted By tchazzard
A) Occupation Attorney for Internet Provider...

A) Occupation

Attorney for Internet Provider

B) Commuting Distance

18-22 miles round trip

C) When at work I a) shower b) change clothes/clean up c) don't change clothes and hope for the...
Forum: Commuting 04-18-04, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14,489
Views: 8,651,608
Posted By tchazzard
Here is the velomobile (enclosed trike) I use for...

Here is the velomobile (enclosed trike) I use for my 18-21 mile daily commute.
Forum: Commuting 03-17-04, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,747
Posted By tchazzard
A day in the life of a Mango

Hi; For those who do not visit my Mango Page (http://www.hazbro.com/mango), below is some analysis of my daily commute provided by Motion Based (http://www.motionbased.com):

Morning Ride 16Mar04...
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