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Mon vélo est (presque) prêt
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/robert-lucas/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/robert-lucas/ Mon vélo est (presque) prêt
28.04.21 - Robert Lucas
Ce vélo a une histoire. C'est un VTT (Gary Fisher) acheté au Chili en 2008. Il a voyagé en Patagonie jusqu'à Ushuaia. Puis je l'ai emmené en Islande e...
Our bikes are finsihed!
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/daniel-jenni/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/daniel-jenni/ Our bikes are finsihed!
26.04.21 - Daniel Jenni
Our bikes are finsihed! On 25th of April we teared down the protecion film from the solar panels of our bikes. We used them quite a lot to go to work...
Sofia & Nicolas: back in action!
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/sofia-et-nicolas/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/sofia-et-nicolas/ Sofia & Nicolas: back in action!
14.04.21 - Sofia et Nicolas
Sofia and Nicolas, a young Franco-Moroccan couple on their way to the 2021 edition. They rode 1235 km in a solar tandem during the summer of 2020, fro...
Préparation du Sun Trip Europe
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/stephane-bujadoux/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/stephane-bujadoux/ Préparation du Sun Trip Europe
12.04.21 - Stéphane Bujadoux
Fin mars, j’ai profité d’une période de plein soleil pour remettre en route mon vélo solaire. J'ai pu réaliser 3 sorties avant le confinement, avec pl...
Géry & Baudouin : the Belgian friends
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/baudouin-de-hemptinne/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/baudouin-de-hemptinne/ Géry & Baudouin : the Belgian friends
The one (Géry Gevers) lives in Belgium and has already been on the road for Sun Trip France in 2020, where he received the the special jury award. The...
Nina : almost ready!
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/nina-wollner/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/nina-wollner/ Nina : almost ready!
20.03.21 - Nina Wollner
Nina Wollner is one of the 6 women registered for the Sun Trip Europe 2021. This will be her first experience in terms of cycling adventure. The Frenc...
Velosolar : our test to Calabria
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/pirmin-butler/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/pirmin-butler/ Velosolar : our test to Calabria
20.03.21 - Primin Butler
Last year we did a great "Sun Trip test" to Calabria (Italia). Have a look at this video: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAGgYtlbvVc&t=3s[...
Solar Tracking System on DragonFlies
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/bernard-cauquil/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/bernard-cauquil/ Solar Tracking System on DragonFlies
19.03.21 - Bernard Cauquil
The functional blocks of a 1 axis solar tracking system by EcoSunRiders ! [caption id="attachment_10045" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Tiltdragonf...
Présentation du vélo
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/didier-vandenhove/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/didier-vandenhove/ Présentation du vélo
09.03.21 - Didier Vandenhove
Je vais vous faire ici un résumé de la construction du vélo. Celui-ci a bien évolué depuis les premières esquisses... L'idée de base était de construi...
small adjusment of the solar-bike
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/dirk-huyghe/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/dirk-huyghe/ small adjusment of the solar-bike
08.03.21 - Dirk Huyghe
my solar bike during the ST 2018 : a lot of luggage at the bike + also in a aluminum box on the trailer (foto Guillaume Devot)   how it will be a...
Prologue Lyon-Brussels
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ Prologue Lyon-Brussels
It will be the longest prologue ever organised on a Sun Trip, with a course of more than 1000 km, planned over 12 days between Lyon, Frankfurt and Bru...
Hello World!
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/gael-bornet/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/gael-bornet/ Hello World!
04.03.21 - Gael Bornet
Sunnyclette Voici les premières images du concept développé dans le cadre de mon projet de Bachelor. Le design est fixé mais quelques améliorations so...
I am back!
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/didier-vandenhove/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/didier-vandenhove/ I am back!
01.03.21 - Didier Vandenhove
I think I owe you some explanations... Those who know me know that I had put aside my participation in the Sun Trip for professional reasons. I was af...
Bike and trailer
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/jacques-charpinet/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/jacques-charpinet/ Bike and trailer
28.02.21 - Jacques Charpinet
Presentation of my partners for the Suntrip 2021 “Jos” is my recumbent bike, 3 years old born in The Netherlands, a Nazca Pioneer. The original bike w...
Solar trikes with serial hybrid transmission: technical solutions for the future ?
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/bernard-cauquil/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/bernard-cauquil/ Solar trikes with serial hybrid transmission: technical solutions for the future ?
20.02.21 - Bernard Cauquil
[caption id="attachment_1598" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Mont Cenis pass[/caption] Rolhoff Speedhub, Hybrid serial transmission, Direct drive m...
Battery story
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/alex-hofvander/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/alex-hofvander/ Battery story
09.02.21 - Alex Hofvander
I actually tore my newly built battery apart and gave it a completely new form factor. Why? You know when something is nagging you. Like did I close t...
New model by Declic-eco
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ New model by Declic-eco
Undisputed leader in the world of solar bikes company in France, Declic-eco offers a new model of solar trailer. "A first for our workshop, a 16p moto...
TrikExplore : made in china !
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ TrikExplore : made in china !
Distributed via online services, such as Alibaba, the Chinese company Trikexplore is starting to offer  solar trike models, some of which seem to be i...
Daniel Jenni : ST18 in 91 pages!
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/author/association/ Daniel Jenni : ST18 in 91 pages!
Swiss Daniel Jenni is pleased to share his Sun Trip 2018 adventure with a 91-page PDF! A great opportunity to relive his 77-day trip, from Lyon to Gua...
My Sun Trip 2018 movie
https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/dirk-huyghe/ https://www.thesuntrip.com/en/participants/dirk-huyghe/ My Sun Trip 2018 movie
15.01.21 - Dirk Huyghe
For those who want to enjoy the atmosphere of the last Sun Trip 2018 to China ... Exceptionel (especially, in these bad times ...) I want to give you...
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