From the monthly archives:

August 2015

2 Days to go.

August 31, 2015

I managed to get some more work on the cycle today! After finally finishing off the last few pieces of aluminum, I built a wood framework around the trunk, based on the coroplast piece I had already cut. I was using a very light-weight plywood. It’s sturdy enough to be a shelf, without adding much [...]

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4 Days to Go…

August 29, 2015

It’s only four days to go before leaving on the Loop the Lake tour, and I still have WAY too much to do! After two very full days of some unexpected work I had to do, I got a chance to continue working on the cycle. To start with, I picked up a lock from [...]

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Progress and Setbacks

August 27, 2015

It’s only one week until I leave for the LOOP THE LAKE trip. Am I ready yet? Well….. I HAVE made some good advances on my aero/cargo tail. After seeing how much gear I needed to bring with me, I decided that I really needed something better than a passenger seat to carry it all. [...]

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Loop The Lake Official Route and Timeline!

August 18, 2015

  It’s official, I have a route. After a number of range tests, I’ve decided that 150 miles per day is what is going to work for this trip. The longest I’ve traveled on the Vectrix so far on a single continuous charge is 75 miles. Traveling at faster speeds, about 60 miles is what [...]

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Please help support LOOP THE LAKE!

August 14, 2015

LOOP THE LAKE is a do it yourself road rally, to take place in the first half of September, 2015, where electric motorcycles will travel over 1,000 miles circumnavigating Lake Michigan, without using a single drop of gasoline. Rider and film-maker Ben Nelson will be making the complete journey, joined in sections by other riders, [...]

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