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AtomicZombie
01-30-2012, 06:40 PM
Hi Brad and Kat,

Thank you for all the inspirational projects and build information offered.

Although I am currently not in a position to physically build any projects yet and still undecided on which one to even build first, I have been spending some time developing "virtual" vehicles and attached are two conceptual overlay images that I would like to share. Although these are still very conceptual illustrations, it has been a very enjoyable creative process and have received a large amount of satisfaction from the results...
http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/blogspot/qcYA?d=qj6IDK7rITs (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/blogspot/qcYA?a=x6REaxPNw3Y:6hRBJxsBQMA:qj6IDK7rITs)
http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/blogspot/qcYA/~4/x6REaxPNw3Y
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Odd Man Out
01-30-2012, 08:36 PM
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PeterT
01-30-2012, 08:57 PM
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01-31-2012, 01:43 AM
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Odd Man Out
01-31-2012, 02:18 AM
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schneidp20
02-08-2012, 11:06 AM
I don't see neil on this thread. Brad, is there any way to get him engaged in this thread? I'm a cedar strip canoe builder and Neils designs look like a prime candidate for that type of construction. If Neil could design a shell for a Warrior and provide the cross sections of the shell, I'd buy the plans. Below is a build I'm currently working on. It's a Gee Bee airplane pedal car shell for my grandson.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1_uHJxdLWQ

mlfiedler
02-08-2012, 02:17 PM
It's a Gee Bee airplane pedal car shell for my grandson.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1_uHJxdLWQ

What an AWESOME project! One lucky grandson you have there.

I was drawn to this thread as I'm trying to screw up the gumption to start on a bike. My first. It is (at least loosely) based on the Maurader Lowrider. I've been working sketches, trying to anticipate challenges, scrounging parts, etc for a couple weeks. I am probably biting off more than a novice should, but that's the way to learn, right?

I want to ride it in the STP in July (Seattle to Portland, a 2 day, 200 mile, 10,000 rider event) I have done the STP five times on various DF bikes, but am getting too old to spend the time hunched over watching my wheel go around! And I get nerve irritation in my wrists. So, a recumbent.

In addition to the newness of a lowrider, and the need to relearn bike riding, I want to put a full fairing on this.

3745 Various pipe-dreams sketched in Excel.

In some ways my intended design echoes the GeeBee layup. My current thought is to use Coroplast bulkheads with 3/32 steel wires as stringers spaced as widely as I can get away with, covered by a skin of that Mylar-laminated bubble-wrap insulation material. I got a sheet of that last summer to trim out a sunshade for inside the windshield of my 30 year old car. Don't want that dash to crack, spares are hard to come by. What surprised me was how stiff, for it's lightness, this product is.

3746 Here's a bit of scrap from the sunshade project.

The Mylar will require longitudinal gores being cut out to taper the circumference toward the ends. And there is a special shiny tape for sealing edges of the material to each other. Once shaped, I aim to add a little color and cut the glare with spray on lacquer, hoping for a translucence augmented by the silver substrate.

I have been doing some browsing, and find an issue with faired bikes can be cross winds. Assuring rounded profiles, and affording some place for the wind to go, seem to be key. Accordingly, I'll be raising the frame a bit compared to the original Maurader, so wind can more easily pass underneath the bike. And while disked wheels look really cool, I may avoid that.

I'm also researching the issue of how upright the pilot's position is. On the road, in former STP's, I have seen cases where motorized traffic doesn't really respect bikes. (DUH?) So guaranteeing visibility and the ability to be seen are of interest. I'd be interested in any builders/riders experiences relative to how upright they sit, especially if they have experience in multiple postures.

I've also read more than a sane person would about head-tube-angle, fork-rake, and trail. And I find I'm still unsure. Someone says a LWB recumb should have only 0.5 inches of trail. Others claim excellent handling with 3 inches or more.

I keep seeing a flatter, laid back HTA is good for a LWB bike. I like the soft ride idea I hear associated with that. And I can add tabs to the forks if that's the only (or cheapest) way to add rake. As a first recumb, I suspect slower speed handling may deserve more consideration than if I were years into this. But I want to ZOOM, too, (at least eventually,) and don't like the idea of a fast crash even more than I dislike a slow one. Again, comments by any who have tasted more than one approach are really welcome. I don't need to make EVERY mistake!

Cheers, Zombies. -- Mike

nrbiers
02-08-2012, 05:15 PM
I don't see neil on this thread. Brad, is there any way to get him engaged in this thread? I'm a cedar strip canoe builder and Neils designs look like a prime candidate for that type of construction. If Neil could design a shell for a Warrior and provide the cross sections of the shell, I'd buy the plans. Below is a build I'm currently working on. It's a Gee Bee airplane pedal car shell for my grandson.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1_uHJxdLWQ




Thanks for your response and for the video link, I believe the videos will be very helpful in the design process and especially, once I get to the build stage!

I have yet to develop plans for these velomobile concepts, but with some adjustments might even have a few concept designs for a three wheel trike that might work for the Warrior. Since I have drafting/illustration experience, I believe this is a project that would definitely be fun and provide an opportunity to invest some time learning another part of the design/building process.

I will research how to go about creating these fairing sections, possibly utilizing some 3D programs I already own, and in developing some plans this month.

In the interim, please let me know if there are any other questions regarding these velomobile concepts. Thanks.

Neil

Old Peddler
02-08-2012, 11:02 PM
Look here:

http://www.trisled.com.au/avatar.asp

Odd Man Out
02-08-2012, 11:36 PM
$15600.00 !!! Yikes, no need to look long!!!

PeterT
02-09-2012, 12:12 AM
OMO/LD,

Look at the design, and make it easier, cheaper, etc, then worry about the price tag afterwards

If someone can design a nice neat looking fairing design, that most people could replicate out of coroplast, then it would make velomobiles more attainable to the masses.

PeterT

Old Peddler
02-09-2012, 12:26 AM
OMO/LD,

Look at the design, and make it easier, cheaper, etc, then worry about the price tag afterwards

If someone can design a nice neat looking fairing design, that most people could replicate out of coroplast, then it would make velomobiles more attainable to the masses.


PeterT

My ignorance is going to show-----what is coroplast Peter?

Old Peddler
02-09-2012, 12:40 AM
Look here:

http://www.trisled.com.au/avatar.asp

Here is some updated info. Prices are not as bad as first thought: I'm not sure what Au stands for.

Please review these other products:
<table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td valign="top" width="20%"> http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/images/fairing%20parts_category.jpg (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=1&bc=no) </td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="50%"> Trisled Fibreglass nose cone (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=1&bc=no)
Designed to be used as the front of a corflute fairing
</td> <td align="right" valign="top" width="30%"> Our Price: Au$350.00
click to see more (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=1&bc=no)
</td> </tr> </tbody></table><table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td valign="top" width="20%"> http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/images/TS-WSCRN-F.jpg (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=4&bc=no) </td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="50%"> Trisled front quarter windscreen (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=4&bc=no)
Suits a wide range of vehicles including Trisled's FastBack model. Windscreen is delivered untrimmed

</td> <td align="right" valign="top" width="30%"> Our Price: Au$135.00
click to see more (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=4&bc=no)
</td> </tr> </tbody></table> <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td valign="top" width="20%"> http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/images/TS-FKIT-CFL.jpg (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=7&bc=no) </td> <td align="left" valign="top" width="50%"> Trisled FastBack fairing kit (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=7&bc=no)
Everything you need to build a corflute fairing for your racing trike!
</td> <td align="right" valign="top" width="30%"> Our Price: Au$630.00
click to see more (http://www.trisled.com.au/shop/shopquery.asp?catalogid=7&bc=no)
</td></tr></tbody></table>

Odd Man Out
02-09-2012, 12:59 AM
Not all "dollars" are U.S. -- AU dollars are worth more (slightly)

mlfiedler
02-09-2012, 01:46 AM
Coroplast is the 'corogated' 'plastic' that has a physical structure like a piece of cardboar, but is made out of some thrmo plastic. (I think it's polypropylene.) All our vavorite politicians signs, standing on two wires along side the road, are printed on Coroplast.

I believe the product that Auzzies and Brits call 'Corflute' is the same basic thing.

PeterT
02-09-2012, 03:22 AM
Coreflute is best described as plastic cardboard,
and this group on Facebook is one of a few that deal will the stuff
http://www.facebook.com/groups/15644592486/

AU$ is the international sign for Dollars Australian, like US$ is yank money

PeterT

Old Peddler
02-10-2012, 08:02 PM
I don't see neil on this thread. Brad, is there any way to get him engaged in this thread? I'm a cedar strip canoe builder and Neils designs look like a prime candidate for that type of construction. If Neil could design a shell for a Warrior and provide the cross sections of the shell, I'd buy the plans. Below is a build I'm currently working on. It's a Gee Bee airplane pedal car shell for my grandson.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1_uHJxdLWQ


Take a look at these: http://www.recumbentblog.com/2011/01/04/paper-doll-err-velomobile/

Scroll down to post 26 and below:
[/URL][url]http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/showthread.php?t=9934&page=3 (http://http//www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/showthread.php?t=9934&page=3)

nrbiers
02-11-2012, 04:40 PM
Hi Brad and Kat,

Thank you for all the inspirational projects and build information offered.

Although I am currently not in a position to physically build any projects yet and still undecided on which one to even build first, I have been spending some time developing "virtual" vehicles and attached are two conceptual overlay images that I would like to share. Although these are still very conceptual illustrations, it has been a very enjoyable creative process and have received a large amount of satisfaction from the results...
http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/blogspot/qcYA?d=qj6IDK7rITs (http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/blogspot/qcYA?a=x6REaxPNw3Y:6hRBJxsBQMA:qj6IDK7rITs)
http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/blogspot/qcYA/~4/x6REaxPNw3Y
More...>> (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/qcYA/~3/x6REaxPNw3Y/velomobile-concepts-by-neil.html)


Hi everyone,


First I want to thank you for all the responses, information, and interest in this blog post. I am especially grateful to Brad and Kathy for posting the email content and images for these velomobile concepts. (I was a bit hesitant about making a blog post entry directly because velomobile concepts was building with pixels and the subject matter seemed outside the usual build posting.)


Although not quite a “builder” yet like most of you, I appreciate the opportunity and am honored to be part of the AZ forum --- from what I have read, I believe the depth of collective knowledge for this group is impressive. In addition, this is the first time I have participated in any blog forum and although similar to emailing, please bare with me while I learn the process and structure.


Besides my varied background that includes illustration and drafting, creating these concepts is a great way for me to express and externalize some of the ideas that are in my head --- which I believe is in line with my strong desire to raise the status of this type of vehicle as a possible replacement for the car. In addition, I believe the velomobile represents a much needed reduction in resource and energy use, and a considerably more efficient mode of transportation overall --- it is also a great way to have some fun and get exercise at the same time!


Regarding one of the responses, I was especially intrigued by the idea of creating section cuts of a shell design and was something I considered testing for some time. Spent a little time investigating whether it is possible to create section cuts in the 3D modeling program called Rhino and found that it is capable of this task. In addition and if there is a personal interest, there are probably other “open source” and/or less expensive programs that might do the same or similar, which I have yet to test to confirm, like Blender or possibly even Google Sketchup.


Below are some screen captures of the section test example from Rhino.

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The first three items in the image directly above are three of the six sections moved off to the side for clarity and to verify that the sections are created successfully! This was a very quick test and I am sure there are changes that can be made to make the process and/or images more efficient. In addition, some designs might require more sections in specific areas due the complexity of curves in the design and include a center section profile going down the length might also be helpful.


Currently, I am very excited about the many possibilities and/or advantages that this section process might offer. Please let me know if you are interested in having me contribute to a separate blog post for this specific subject or since I am not familiar with all the building processes, how a section setup might be helpful in making construction easier for your build project?


In addition and if there is an interest, I would like to also add more velomobile concept designs to this post --- which based on some of the suggestions, I already have started a few more very rough sketches this past week.


Thanks again!


Neil




"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
— R. Buckminster Fuller, "Critical Path", Page 90

Odd Man Out
02-11-2012, 05:47 PM
Neil
Welcome -- really glad to have you join our motley group. You bring many skills that we lack and I eagerly await what is getting ready to spring forth!

Careful though, this place gets addictive...

schneidp20
02-12-2012, 10:53 AM
Neil,
Thanks for sharing your ideas even if they are only on paper (bytes). Judging by the responses, I think you've struck a chord. You definately bring really cool and unique ideas to the table. One thing I really like about your ideas vs the racers is that the rider's head sticks out. Maybe not the most areodynamic, but I want to feel the breeze in my face. :-)

Just so you know, I'm not really a builder yet either. Although I did build the wheels for the tandem, I diverged from the plans and got tandem cranks, and the steel is still waiting for me in the garage. Now I'm wondering if I should build the Warrior. It would be cool to make plugable sections so I could have both in one bike ... but at this point it's just a vague idea in my head.

Ryno CAD looks like the ticket. Here is a link to a free CAD program that specializes in designing kayaks. I tried to use it for an iceboat hull, but it's too specialized for our use. however, it's still cool experimenting with to see how it does the cross sections.

http://www.blueheronkayaks.<wbr>com/kayak/software/software.<wbr>htm (http://www.blueheronkayaks.com/kayak/software/software.htm)

I thought about your quad drawing. Some areas would be a challenge. You could combine cedar strip with foam for some areas like around the wheels. The tail would be a challenge too. You might be able to do the tail section separately and run the strips vertically. Then glue it together before glassing. If you do foam, spend the $$ and use urethane. My other hobby is home built hovercraft. W/o exception, those that build in extruded polystyrene have blistering problems.

I know cedar isn't going to be the lightest construction, but it's not too bad. The Gee Bee fuselage is 5 lbs, but I still have to glass the inside. It's done in 6oz cloth though because I know it needs to take abuse. For a velomobile 4 oz or less would do it. You have to trade off weight and durability. If you really get a wild hair, you could build a plug in cedar, pull a mold from it and do it in carbon.

Sorry for rambling,
Dave

HPVTraveler
02-12-2012, 12:55 PM
Neil;

First off let me add my welcome mat to the forum discussions, the more the merrier as the party saying goes.

Second I like your concept velo designs, and would luv to see what you might come up with for the rest of the plans that Brad and Kat have to offer.

Just a quick note here as to some velo/camper ideas that I am trying to scetch up on paper. For lack of a better discription, micro-mini-supper-small the kind of camper that when living out of one you have to go outside to change your mind. One that I am working on is loosely based on the Viking Tandem, The other is loosely based on the Tandem LodeRunner. Both would be class-C type of velo/campers for one.

spinner
02-12-2012, 06:02 PM
Neil, I'm humbled by your creativity. When, if ever you get around to a Warrior overlay, I'll be watching.

nrbiers
02-12-2012, 07:40 PM
Neil,
Thanks for sharing your ideas even if they are only on paper (bytes). Judging by the responses, I think you've struck a chord. You definately bring really cool and unique ideas to the table. One thing I really like about your ideas vs the racers is that the rider's head sticks out. Maybe not the most areodynamic, but I want to feel the breeze in my face. :-)

Just so you know, I'm not really a builder yet either. Although I did build the wheels for the tandem, I diverged from the plans and got tandem cranks, and the steel is still waiting for me in the garage. Now I'm wondering if I should build the Warrior. It would be cool to make plugable sections so I could have both in one bike ... but at this point it's just a vague idea in my head.

Ryno CAD looks like the ticket. Here is a link to a free CAD program that specializes in designing kayaks. I tried to use it for an iceboat hull, but it's too specialized for our use. however, it's still cool experimenting with to see how it does the cross sections.

http://www.blueheronkayaks.<WBR>com/kayak/software/software.<WBR>htm (http://www.blueheronkayaks.com/kayak/software/software.htm)

I thought about your quad drawing. Some areas would be a challenge. You could combine cedar strip with foam for some areas like around the wheels. The tail would be a challenge too. You might be able to do the tail section separately and run the strips vertically. Then glue it together before glassing. If you do foam, spend the $$ and use urethane. My other hobby is home built hovercraft. W/o exception, those that build in extruded polystyrene have blistering problems.

I know cedar isn't going to be the lightest construction, but it's not too bad. The Gee Bee fuselage is 5 lbs, but I still have to glass the inside. It's done in 6oz cloth though because I know it needs to take abuse. For a velomobile 4 oz or less would do it. You have to trade off weight and durability. If you really get a wild hair, you could build a plug in cedar, pull a mold from it and do it in carbon.

Sorry for rambling,
Dave



Hi Dave,


Thanks for the warm welcome and sharing all the information, especially regarding the foam choices.


I also took a quick look at the Kayak Design Software, which besides being “free” and providing sections, it appears to also calculate hydrostatic data. I consider that very impressive for a free program.


After researching and reviewing most of the velomobile vehicles currently available commercially and with the exception of only a couple, I realized that the “head-out' design was probably the best for all weather commuting --- primarily regarding visibility issues with fogging windows specifically during wet and/or colder weather. In addition, since the Flevobike Versatile --- one of my top design picks --- has an attachable roof design for protection during inclement weather, I believe the head-out design would be the most flexible for all conditions.


What do you mean by plug-able sections, are you referring to being modular or sections that can be closed off or locked?


Below is the more formal illustration of the quad, which I named the Velo-Hawk because of the unique design and the layout was setup for printing on various products for sale through the Internet.

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Based on the image sub-header above, the original concept was to build the vehicle shell in aluminum --- which although being a bit over-ambitious build wise, I believe this material has some complex forming advantages, relatively durable and light, and it was an attempt to also consider recycling processes at the end of its useful life. I tend to take into account multiple design considerations, which can be a bit challenging and have also considered designing a check list, or even a program, to simplify the design process.


In addition, I have considered other materials like wood, possibly bamboo and even balsa, foam composite, and even coroplast for other vehicle designs, which the latter would be a bit more challenging to form a shell that still looks good aesthetically. Because of some of the blog responses, a coroplast shell is my next conceptual design project and now that I have gotten back to using Rhino, this design project could be fun!


I also have considered the possibility of using a 3D printer to create the shell, which currently would probably be a bit expensive and another future development project. However, I really like the idea of bypassing the forming buck or plug, and the advantage of being able to create unique vehicle design using less materials in the construction process. Below is a link to a video of a vehicle that is planning on using this 3D Printing process.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpM0yv9xq60 Urbee Car


Well I have more to share regarding design, but I probably should save something for another time.


Thanks again for everything and have a great week!


Neil

nrbiers
02-12-2012, 08:30 PM
Neil;

First off let me add my welcome mat to the forum discussions, the more the merrier as the party saying goes.

Second I like your concept velo designs, and would luv to see what you might come up with for the rest of the plans that Brad and Kat have to offer.

Just a quick note here as to some velo/camper ideas that I am trying to scetch up on paper. For lack of a better discription, micro-mini-supper-small the kind of camper that when living out of one you have to go outside to change your mind. One that I am working on is loosely based on the Viking Tandem, The other is loosely based on the Tandem LodeRunner. Both would be class-C type of velo/campers for one.

HPVTraveler,


Thanks for the welcome and interest in the velomobile concepts. I have currently started a very rough sketch for the StreeFox, which I am considering using coroplast as part of the design. I will submit an illustration possibly later this month or early next, it will depend on whether I am able to speed up the design/illustration process and still be overall pleased with the final design.


I would love to see some of the ideas you have for the bicycle camper and considering the length, might even attempt a camper concept design for the two AZ tandem plans you mentioned.


Although you might have already seen these, below are a couple of links that you might also be interested in viewing regarding bicycle camping trailers --- another interest of mine. These are actually separate items from a bicycle, but some of the ideas were intriguing from a modular perspective.


http://www.tonystrailers.com/mobileshelter/ JourneyMan ™ Mobile Shelter Bicycle Trailers


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDmXunG1RVc fiets caravan Oct 12, 2007


Thanks again and have a great week!


Neil

nrbiers
02-12-2012, 10:20 PM
Neil
Welcome -- really glad to have you join our motley group. You bring many skills that we lack and I eagerly await what is getting ready to spring forth!

Careful though, this place gets addictive...


Thanks for the welcome … and the warning! ;)

Most of what I do tends to be more aesthetically inclined, or should I say 'reclined' regarding recumbent vehicles. At the very least, it is my hope that I can offer a different perspective and/or other unique possibilities through these concept illustrations and design/build related methods for velomobiles. I believe that this is a good starting point and it will also offer me an opportunity to get back to some 3D modeling.

Thanks again and have a great week!

Neil

nrbiers
02-12-2012, 11:09 PM
Neil, I'm humbled by your creativity. When, if ever you get around to a Warrior overlay, I'll be watching.


Thank you for the kind words and interest in the velomobile concepts.


Since there has been a strong response from a few in the group and interest on my part, I might be getting to a warrior concept design possibly in the next month or two.


My first step in that process is to find an image that has the sun shining on the subject on the camera side and an interesting angle --- or I have even considered building a 3D model, which might make designing with coroplast a bit easier and provide the opportunity to view multiple angles to determine the best results. Will see this week which option I have the time to pursue!


Will keep everyone periodically posted on the conceptual progress.


Thanks again and have a great week!


Neil

nrbiers
02-14-2012, 05:52 PM
Although the links below are for a velomobile that is more than a concept, it seemed appropriate today considering the name of the vehicle and a design I believe is very impressive. Enjoy!

David Bevilacqua "Valentina" Velomobile - from Google Search

http://suldailha.com.br/tridavid/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF8CrpQR97A&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaZL05Ecq4k&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8Mfnz1Yh4o&feature=player_embedded

The one link below is very long, is translated, and provides some background on the designers.

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://ururecli.blogspot.com/2011/05/y-con-ustedes-l

a-grandiosa-valentina.html&ei=otE6T4fzNcSJ2AWQtIWTCg&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCcQ7gEwA

A&prev=/search%3Fq%3D%2522Atomic%2BZombie%2522%2B%2522Davi d%2BBevilacqua%2522%2B%2522Valentina%2522%26hl

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Neil

nrbiers
02-14-2012, 07:30 PM
Hi Brad and Kat,

Thank you for all the inspirational projects and build information offered.

Although I am currently not in a position to physically build any projects yet and still undecided on which one to even build first, I have been spending some time developing "virtual" vehicles and attached are two conceptual overlay images that I would like to share. Although these are still very conceptual illustrations, it has been a very enjoyable creative process and have received a large amount of satisfaction from the results...
http://feeds.feedburner.com/%7Eff/blogspot/qcYA?d=qj6IDK7rITs (http://feeds.feedburner.com/%7Eff/blogspot/qcYA?a=x6REaxPNw3Y:6hRBJxsBQMA:qj6IDK7rITs)
http://feeds.feedburner.com/%7Er/blogspot/qcYA/%7E4/x6REaxPNw3Y
More...>> (http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/blogspot/qcYA/%7E3/x6REaxPNw3Y/velomobile-concepts-by-neil.html)

Noticed a couple of the links failed to work from the first post and really wanted the post to be place in the root.


Although the links below are for a velomobile that is more than a concept, it seemed appropriate today considering the name of the vehicle and a design I believe is very impressive. Enjoy!

David Bevilacqua "Valentina" Velomobile - from Google Search

http://suldailha.com.br/tridavid/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF8Cr...layer_embedded (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF8CrpQR97A&feature=player_embedded)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaZL0...layer_embedded (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaZL05Ecq4k&feature=player_embedded)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8Mfn...layer_embedded (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8Mfnz1Yh4o&feature=player_embedded)

When placing the links below in Google, it will provide translated web sites that provides some background on the designers.

http://ururecli.blogspot.com/2011/05/y-con-ustedes-la-grandiosa-valentina.html

http://luisfranz.blogspot.com/2010/08/velomobile-brazuca-com-talento-platino.html


Neil