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Alleweder A8, Sunrider and a four-wheel vehicle. An interview with Leo Visscher and Dietrich Lohmeyer

I had the great pleasure to interview Leo Visscher, the head of Alligt.nl and Dietrich Lohmeyer who is the boss of Akkurad.com.

Job offer from HP Velotechnik

For quite some time I have wanted to make an interview with the bosses of HP Velotechnik. Generally, they are willing to do this and I sent my question a while ago. Nowever, those two guys are working hard in their firm, so yet they could not answer my questions.

Now Paul hollants asked me [...]

Practice

More than a year ago, I posted an article about a Danny MacAskill video. I headlined it “You cannot do everything with a recumbent” Now a new video shows that it took him several attempts as well. Nice footage.

Kamran and Maya will travel from Germany to Pakistan

Happy New Year everybody! After quite some time without news on this blog, I come back to you with an interesting voyage which will be done by Kamran Ali, a professional coder who currently lives in Rostock, Germany. He and his HP Velotechnik StreetMachine GTe are going to Pakistan. A 10.500km ride!

“RAAM is appealing to me” – an Interview with Christian von Ascheberg

Since the beginning of August, Christian von Ascheberg holds the world record over 12h, 1000km and 24h in the fully faired class. Christian who was born in 1958 in Kassel, Germany now lives in Wolfenbüttel with his wife and his son. BentBlog talked to him.

Factory Visit: RaptoBike

As I mentioned in my Optima-visit post, I have quite a lot to do in my feed-the-family-job. Therefore it became pretty quiet here on BentBlog.de Nevertheless, on our return from a four-day meeting in Noordwijkerhout (Netherlands) some weeks ago (yes, that long ago), I managed to plan the route in a way that I [...]

Factory Visit: Optima Cycles

It became pretty quiet here on BentBlog.de. I have quite a lot to do in my feed-the-family-job. Nevertheless, sometimes this job is useful for my blog articles as well. When I returned from a four-day meeting in Noordwijkerhout (Netherlands) some weeks ago (yes, that long ago), I managed to plan the route in a way [...]

Open house at HP Velotechnik

German manufacturer HP Velotechnik sent a press information regarding their open house day 2010. Apart from offering a view into their production and test rides, they also hired Tilmann Waldthaler and Lars Reisberg for talks. See the press release for more information:

Sysadm.in travelling to the North Cape

Currently you have the chance to ride to the North Cape – virtually. Sysadm.in/by.bike/ lets you participate in his journey. He is blogging his experiences as often as possible. Additionally (usually a couple of times per day) he tweets about what currently happens. The Speedmachine-rider met the first elks already, heard that a German [...]

Factory Visit: Nazca-Ligfietsen

Last Friday, I had the chance to visit Nazca-Ligfietsen, with only 20km detour as I was in the region anyway. The Nazca shop is situated in a tiny village (Nijeveen) in the North-West of the Netherlands. The address (Dorpsstraat 67) illustrates nicely that this is neither a glass and steel designed consume temple in [...]