Hammerhead Karoo 2 – Competition for Garmin and Co?

2021-10-13T23:08:17+02:00

Like probably many other cyclists, I had not previously considered Hammerhead as a serious supplier of bicycle computers. However, this changed abruptly when Hammerhead released the Karoo 2, which was obviously well received in the market and was hyped accordingly. Reason enough for me to take a closer look at the Karoo [...]

Hammerhead Karoo 2 – Competition for Garmin and Co?2021-10-13T23:08:17+02:00

My premiere as a randonneur: First test over 200km (Brevet ARA Niederrhein)

2021-09-30T15:00:32+02:00

True to the motto "Higher, faster, further", my "after-work rounds" with the velomobile have become longer and faster in recent months. Inspired by tour reports and videos of events like PBP (Paris-Brest-Paris) or LEL (London - Edinburgh - London), I had tasted blood and wanted to ride my first 200km brevet. I [...]

My premiere as a randonneur: First test over 200km (Brevet ARA Niederrhein)2021-09-30T15:00:32+02:00

Garmin Edge 1030 plus – Functioning re-routing at last?

2021-09-23T11:10:19+02:00

For one year and more than 5,000 km I have been using the Garmin Edge 830 (click here for my experience report) on my bikes. And all in all, I am really very satisfied. If only there wasn't the problem with the re-routing, which almost drove me crazy on my last tour [...]

Garmin Edge 1030 plus – Functioning re-routing at last?2021-09-23T11:10:19+02:00

Test: Electric battery air pump Xiaomi Mijia 1S (Latest version)

2021-08-17T10:33:38+02:00

The first electric air pump from Xiaomi was already very successful and a bestseller, not least because of its unusual design and fabulous workmanship. I bought and tested the new version, which has been significantly improved once again. Electric battery-powered air pumps in general These little [...]

Test: Electric battery air pump Xiaomi Mijia 1S (Latest version)2021-08-17T10:33:38+02:00

Test Garmin Vector 3 – performance measurement on the velomobile

2021-07-19T15:39:45+02:00

As an ambitious hobby cyclist, I ask myself from time to time how fit I actually am! How good is my form compared to last season? How good am I compared to other cyclists? After all, fitness or the state of training changes all the time ... Actually, the form should continuously [...]

Test Garmin Vector 3 – performance measurement on the velomobile2021-07-19T15:39:45+02:00

Insta360 ONE X – GoPro Hero go Home!

2021-08-29T11:35:54+02:00

Until a few weeks ago, I was the proud owner of a GoPro Hero 8 Black. It really is a great action cam, absolutely well thought-out, high-quality, superbly finished, great features and great recordings. But unfortunately I had to return it because of the GPS problem (the cam could not receive GPS [...]

Insta360 ONE X – GoPro Hero go Home!2021-08-29T11:35:54+02:00

GoPro Hero 8 Black – A short ActionCam pleasure

2021-01-08T15:27:44+02:00

What do you actually need an action cam for? Or rather ... why do I need something like that? The question is quickly answered: cycling is my passion and with an action cam I finally have the chance to share it with my family and friends. Especially when riding attractive routes, visiting [...]

GoPro Hero 8 Black – A short ActionCam pleasure2021-01-08T15:27:44+02:00

Test: Lupine SL A4 – brightest StVZO bicycle headlight

2021-01-08T15:29:54+02:00

"WE ARE THE LIGHT" ... that is the slogan of Lupine! For over 25 years, Lupine has been developing and selling lamps in Germany and is now something of a top dog and innovation leader when it comes to LED outdoor lamps. I bought my first Lupine (Wilma) over 10 years ago; [...]

Test: Lupine SL A4 – brightest StVZO bicycle headlight2021-01-08T15:29:54+02:00

Test: Topeak Airbooster G2 – What can the new CO2 pump do?

2021-01-08T15:31:07+02:00

I own many and various air pumps for my bikes ... from a racing compressor (stationary air pump) in the garage to a mini pump for on the road. My "collection" also includes a CO2 pump that I always have with me as a backup. But to be honest, I haven't used [...]

Test: Topeak Airbooster G2 – What can the new CO2 pump do?2021-01-08T15:31:07+02:00

Test Garmin Edge 830 – Is it worth switching from the 520 plus?

2021-01-08T15:31:29+02:00

I was not satisfied with my Garmin Edge 520 plus (my test report) and because of a bug that could not be fixed, I returned the device with a heavy heart after several months. In my search for a replacement, I waited a long time for the new Garmin models (Edge 530 [...]

Test Garmin Edge 830 – Is it worth switching from the 520 plus?2021-01-08T15:31:29+02:00
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