What is a velomobile?

velomobile

A velomobile, or bicycle car, is a human-powered vehicle (HPV) enclosed for aerodynamic advantage and protection from weather and collisions. Nearly all velomobiles are single-passenger vehicles. They are derived from recumbent bicycles and tricycles, with the addition of a full fairing (aerodynamic shell).

What is a Velomobile?

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San Diego Backcountry Tour – Velorambler plus one

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Our plan was to ride four days with three overnight camps. Thursday, the first day, would be the toughest. We would ride from Poway to La Jolla Indian Reservation Campground. The distance is 40 miles, […]

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February 8, 2012

This is the ride my friend Dennis and I did. Fun ride and interesting scenery. Sorry no pictures this time. I forgot my camera. 🙁 We did have a great lunch at Swami’s Cafe in Encinitas.

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Sunday January 29, 2012

Sunday we a great day to be out riding in San Diego County. I started from Poway rode to Mira Mesa to join my friend Dennis. Then we headed toward downtown. We made a short stop at Montgomery Field to watch a few planes take off and land. Then we went out Murray Ridge and […]

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Palomar Mountain tour

Distance: 103 Miles Moving Time: 11 hours 29 minutes Max Speed: 36.5 MPH Moving Average: 9.0 MPH

This started out to be a ride from home to Palomar Mountain and back. I planned to make the first night camp at La Jolla Indian Reservation Campground then the next night I would stay at Fry […]

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Everything’s just ducky!

I was out for a ride on Tuesday morning, heading toward northern Escondido. As I crossed Rancho Bernardo Road, I saw something in the roadway, fluttering. At first I didn’t even recognize what I was seeing. Then I realized that there was a mother duck and her chicks in the road ahead of me. I […]

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Last Sunday in February

Mileage: 47.85 Ride Time: 4:01:20 Total time: 6 hours

I started from my house about 6:30 AM on Sunday, intending to meet up with the Recyclers in Santee. Unfortunately I left a little too late to make it to Woodglen Park by 8:00 AM. I got to the edge of Lakside at 8:20. […]

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Share the Road Stinks

I read this interesting post by a lawyer from Ohio. I love his writing style and I think he has an important message to get out. Bicyclists belong!

Some of his post I find most thought provoking:

“This entire line of thought has always baffled me, frankly, because it implies that motorists OWN […]

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Lakeside, Santee & Mission Gorge August 5, 2010

Distance: 46.8 Miles Moving Average: 11.2 MPH Total Climb: 3091 Feet Max Speed: 36.4 MPH Max HR: 169 BPM Avg HR: 129 BPM

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This is the long view. If you want to see the entire route take a trip over to RideWithGPS where I’ve […]

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Mountains and Headwinds

Distance 58.94 miles Climb 3861 feet Average Speed 9.3 mph Average Heart Rate 142 bpm

The day started inauspiciously with a flat rear tire. Since it was in my garage, I decided to fix the tube, instead of just putting in new. So I ended up starting almost an hour later than I originally planned. […]

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