Velo Vision 32 preview

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Posted by Peter Eland on Thursday 18 Dec 2008



4 News
Gocycle folder, three new velomobiles, SPEZI trip 2009, Bikes at Work trailers revamped and more…

8 The cyclos of Phnom Penh
Claude Marthaler discovers how solidarity is helping pedicab riders under pressure in Cambodia's capital.

10 Cycle 2008
News from the London cycle show, including new Feetz models, front yard security and a folding tandem.

12 Review: Electric bike kits
Richard Peace reviews five retro-fittable electric-assist kits from Tongxin, Alien, Heinzmann, BionX and Sunstar and fits them to folders, tourers, MTBs and recumbents.

20 Review: Fahrrad-Manufaktur S-300
Testing a massively practical, mid-price town bike imported by Bikefix, complete with Chainglider, hub gears, hub dynamo and more…

24 Review: CarryMe
We discover the micro-bike from Pacific Cycles - is it big enough to be practical?

28 Short reviews:
28 Grips on the cheap: testing Ergon alternatives.
29 PAC go basic: riding with the affordable new Micro courier bag.
30 Lights on test: 17 headlights compared for brightness and beam.

32 Readers' Bikes
32 School run electric triplets: the solution for steep narrow lanes.
36 ViBikes: high class home-building from the Netherlands
39 Carryfreedom capers: trailer modifications for ease of use
40 Building the Big Dummy: a custom-made longtail
42 WoodVM: melding art, craft and technology to create wooden velomobiles
45 Beixo shaft drive folder - a user test from the Netherlands

46 Letters
A readers' gallery of diverse holidays and cycles, Brompton development ideas, Moulton TSR query, and choosing a practical off-roader…

53 Subscribe to Velo Vision
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Posted by Roland Larsson ( on Thursday 29 Jan 2009
I am a subscriber. I have not yet received nr 32.

Posted by Peter Eland (Peter at VV) on Thursday 29 Jan 2009
Apologies for that - a number of copies to European destinations seem to have gone missing. I'll out send a replacement today of course. If anyone else has not received their copy yet, please email me and I'll send out immediate replacements - that's more certain of a fast response than leaving a comment here.

Posted by Joy ( on Monday 16 Mar 2009
depressed & frustrated. I need to purchase an electric Trike.Ater 2 weeks of searching web I find suppliers sluggish and unhelpful. Trying to get information is like pulling teeth.Why???


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