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The Sun Trip The Solar Bike Adventure
Adventurers on solar bikes choosing their course through Eurasia. Inspired by unassisted yacht races around the world, the Sun Trip is writing a new page in the world of overland adventures.

The Sun Trip is a showcase for new forms of mobility. Each adventurer is an ambassador of solar energy and eco-mobility, proving their efficiency and their humanist dimension.
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Patrick  Abrams

Patrick Abrams

Age 65 years
Nationality Belgian

The solar bike of Patrick

Motor 350 Watt
Batteries Lifepo4 75Ah
Solar 400 Wc
Weight 55
The sunbike is a combination of a normal bicycle and a trailer equipped with a 350 Watt motor, a 75 Ah battery and solar panels with a power of 400 Wp. The solar panels are movable in an axis to collect most of the solar force at all times during the day.
Patrick Abrams

A great adventurer!

We can say: Patrick is a great bicycle traveler and the electro-solar assistance aspect is new to him.

In 2015 he made a “normal” London – Sydney bike, 23,500 km at a speed of 175 km per day.
In 2017 he participated in the Trans Am Bike Race, 7,000 km at a speed of 240 km per day!

Since then, he has been interested in solar bicycle travel and was enrolled in the test edition of the Pirineos Sun Trip (postponed due to Covid19).

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His Vision of the Sun Trip

I am a passionate cyclist (61 years old) with some engineering background and love seeing wildlife and nature. As a software developer I am lucky I can cycle while doing my job. My bike and my computer are my best friends on the road. I love meeting people although I have a bad voice due to alcohol and smoking abuse in the past.

As a passionate biker with an engineering background I love the idea of making a perpetual mobile.

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