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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Quest Velomobile

    Quest 164

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    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,...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Questions and learning about velomobiles

    The article in Wired was written by Bryan Ball, the creator of BentRider Online. There is a velomobile forum on his message board. You can also learn alot about velomobiles by visiting North American...
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    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

    Enjoy!
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    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

    The Quest is by far the fastest and...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  16. 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...
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    And http://www.velomobiling.net

    And http://www.velomobiling.net
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    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.
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    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
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    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...
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    Is there a way to mount the Cateye EL500 on a...

    Is there a way to mount the Cateye EL500 on a helmet?
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    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...
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    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...
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    Here is the velomobile (enclosed trike) I use for...

    Here is the velomobile (enclosed trike) I use for my 18-21 mile daily commute.
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    A day in the life of a Mango

    Hi; For those who do not visit my Mango Page, below is some analysis of my daily commute provided by Motion Based:

    Morning Ride 16Mar04

    Afternoon Ride 16Mar04

    Enjoy!
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