2021 in review: HP Velotechnik

The most detailed article from this series. Heiko answered my questions in length and described many aspects of the production of recumbent bikes and trikes in difficult COVID time.

5 tips for Recumbent Christmas gifts

See a list of tips on where to look for a great present for a recumbent rider. Starting with ordinary accessories, over mugs, t-shirts, and hoodies to books and DVDs.

The final battle

Follow the drama of two velomobiles racing against each other in 10.000 km / 6,200 miles long Sun Trip Europe 2021. Till now, they keep an average daily covered distance of over 250 km / 155 miles.


We hear from all sides how challenging this year has been, how we have all had to limit ourselves in our activities, and that we are all looking forward to 2021. However, I like the opposite approach. Try to find the positive this year. And wish to have the next year even better.

Sun Trip 2021 will be held in Europe only

Their latest news is that the next edition of The Sun Trip that should have happened in Summer 2020 and was postponed to 2021 won’t go from France to China, but will stay in Europe. More in the official statement from the organizers.