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Photo listing : bicycles (misc)

The most recent photos are listed first. See also photomap view.

This listing only shows photos within a square radius of 30 kilometres of the centre of Assen.
Go to the national CycleStreets photo listings for photos beyond.

Sinner Mangos lined up outside the factory. Some new ready for customers, some test ride Mangos and the one I commute in. http://www.ligfietsgaragegroningen.nl/

Jim McGurn adds to the bicycle tyre tracks in newly fallen snow early on Sunday morning, while riding my Sinner Mango velomobile.

An elderly neighbour sets off for the shops by bike. Quite normal as a quarter of all journeys by over 65s in the Netherlands are by bicycle. She, like everyone else, has continued right through the snow

Racing cyclists training in Assen in the snow next to a frozen canal. It's a good thing they can rely on getting some grip on the cycle path surface. Maybe we'll get a thaw eventually. Compare with #20221 which was taken two days later w ... [more]

On the left, a recumbent trike on the road in Assen. It's slightly more practical as a means of transport than the Segway on the right...

Completely black Sinner Mango velomobile at an event in Assen. More details here: http://hembrow.blogspot.com/2009/10/biomotion-tour.html

Russell waits for Jolanda to finish racing her Sinner Mango in Groningen. http://www.lfgg.nl

Sinner Mango velomobile fitted with a racing hood on the cycle racing circuit in Groningen. http://www.lfgg.nl

Sinner Mango velomobile under construction at the ligfietsgarage in Groningen http://www.lfgg.nl/

Flevotrike. The owner is replacing the normal rear wheels so that he can have drum brake hubs. These will require a bit of work but give more reliable braking, especially downhill. The new wheels are actually new Mango wheels.

Challenge Hurricane recumbent. Bikes like this are considered to be quite extreme, perhaps "too low" in traffic in the UK, but not in the Netherlands. The basket on the back is used to transport a dog.

David riding in a Sinner Mango velomobile. These are one of the world's fastest practical bicycles. Aerodynamics mean that great speeds are possible with the same effort on the pedals - they also have a fully enclosed drive-chain so need ve ... [more]

Bike with modified trailer parked outside a DIY shop in Assen, Netherlands. The interesting thing about this trailer is that it has been converted to have three wheels. The third is the front half of a child's scooter (red). It is towed ... [more]

Close up of Pjotr's self made wooden recumbent. By taking off the wing nuts above and below the main frame this bike can be separated into two parts, and so carried on the train for free at any time. See #15463 for the whole bike

Pjotr brought along his self made wooden recumbent today. See close up photo at #15464

Home made all carbon fibre low racer recumbent (for people with very narrow bodies) resting before the exertion of a race on the cycle racing track in Groningen. This machine weighs just 9 kg. The video gives an impression of the race sp ... [more]

Riding into the fog on the morning of a bike race in Groningen. More on the event here: http://hembrow.blogspot.com/2008/09/racing-again.html

Dad's just dropped his child off at school using a "Vaderfiets" - Father Bike. This is factory fitted with an extra saddle on the top tube to carry children. Note the rare use of low quality "Sheffield Rack" style parking in the backgrou ... [more]

Two of the Huneliggers ( http://www.huneliggers.nl/ ). A group of recumbent riders who get together on Sunday mornings.

Dog on the bike path...

Young cycle racers on Assen's cycle racing track. Cycle racing is very popular in the Netherlands and a lot of people compete. Assen, like most towns, has a cycle racing circuit. It also has various road races for which roads are closed ... [more]

Female cycle racers in Assen, Netherlands.

One of Assen's very high speed commuters riding a fully faired recumbent trike. All types of bicycle are accommodated on Dutch cycle paths, and high speeds are possible. You can see more velomobiles here: #14710 And read more about ... [more]

Cycling through the market area

Cyclists in Groningen

Beauty and the Bike

Beauty and the Bike

Cyclists in Groningen

Trader with remaining unsold bikes leaving the vrijmarkt at the end of Koninginnedag.

Alice on a bicycle in the Toy Museum at Roden, Netherlands (Speelgoedmuseum "Kinderwereld")

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