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Our long distance heroes!

May 10th, 2011To the top
Within some days we will start reporting on regular base about four of our LDH´s… (long-distance-heroes)

We will give you some background info, motivation and preparation issues of the king of the Randonnee Classics: the 1250 km long Paris-Brest-Paris tour. This tour is ridden every fourth year and takes again place at the end of august 2011.
The four persons we are interviewing, in rank of age….:

• Jaap Bouman living in Goes (NL) with a Cr-Mo M5 Shock Proof 559 and Tail Bag,
• Arthur van der Lee from Heinenoord (NL) with a M5 "M"-Racer,
• Perry Stoel from Grijpskerke (NL) with a M5 Carbon High Racer and "last but not least"
• Robert Carlier from Rotterdam (NL) riding as well with a M5 Carbon High Racer

 

M-Racer launched

March 23rd, 2011To the top

Available in three different configurations

M-Racer launched The M5 philosophy has been fully implemented in our latest design. The M-Racer has the ultimate compact geometry, resulting in a rigid frame and a short wheel base. The large wheels offer maximum comfort and minimal rolling resistance, while the seat height is limited to 41 cm. Consequence: a bike that does 46,5 kph at just 250 Watt!

The M-Racer offers comfort, manoeuvrability, a high efficiency and a variety of applications in everyday usage.

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With Shimano 105, SRAM Rival or Shimano Deore/Avid equipment: € 1,797.52
(EU citizens: € 2,175.00, incl. 21% VAT) [in shoppingcart]

 

M5 reaches now customers in 50 different countries!

January 20th, 2011To the top
With the Ukraine M5 has now customers in 50 countries worldwide!
 

Records and almost records during speedrecordevent at Apeldoorns Omnisport Track

December 1st, 2010To the top

Bas van der Kooij and David Wielemaker did set new worldsprintrecords on their M5 recumbents.

Records and almost records during speedrecordevent at Apeldoorns Omnisport Track
Bas cornering at top speed
It was the just 15 year old Bas van der Kooij of Maassluis near Rotterdam who amazed all of the spectators at Omnisport Track. Bas set a new world speedrecord on his M5 Cr-Mo steel Low Racer. Time was 11.523 seconds which results in a speed of 62.484 km/h or 38,834 mile per hour average.

These are speeds which are even hard to catch for most of the adult "top of the bill" riders. It's sure fantastic to have such great young talent among us on the track.

On sunday we saw the start of an official hourrecordattempt of again Bas cancelled through a new but braking KMC chain.
After riding for more then half an hour the average speed was not less then 48 km/h (30 miles)


The current worldhourrecordhoulder Aurelien Bonneteau from Bordeaux, France had a off weekend. On saturday the speed just stucked under his present record (some 250 meters). while on sunday his covered distance was only 33 meters less then his official record.... Thanks to the SRM system we know that it was his tired body which caused this. The data showed an extremely good power input versus achieved speed for the M5 Carbon High Racer.

Nieuwkomer Pieter Hollebrandse (ook met standaard M5 Carbon High Racer) uit Den Haag perste er op zaterdag in zijn allereerste uurrecord een geweldige 51,4 km uit waarmee hij nota bene nog wat sneller was dan Aurelien zijn zaterdagse poging.

Fresh new starter Pieter Hollebrandse (also with a standard M5 Carbon High Racer was setting a very impressing 51,4 km ( 31,945 miles ) on the hour at his first time ever attempt. Chapeau! He also beat Aurelien on saturday with some tens of meters.


In the adult group David Wielemaker on a M5 Carbon Low Racer did a very strong standing kilometer in a new worldrecordtime of 1:06,517 which results in a speed of 54,122 km average ( 33,637 mph average )


 

Exhibition paintings from M5 owner Bram Moens at "De Drukkerij" in Middelburg (NL) from december the 7 th up to the 23 rd of january 2011

December 1st, 2010 

Just some other news from Bram who originally has a complete different background...

Exhibition paintings from M5 owner Bram Moens at
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