Saturday, May 10, 2014

Another New Prototype to Lust After

The Marvelo SKR velomobile designed in Canada has some very nice specs and and even better target price.  If they get any where near the $7,000 target they are going to sell a lot of these.


Overall Length 109.5"  (2781 mm)
Maximum Body Width 25.75"  (654 mm)
Ground Clearance 3.75-4.75"  (95-121 mm)  *Adjustable*
Overall Height 35-36"  (889-914 mm)
Wheelbase 51"  (1295 mm)
Track Width 26"  (660 mm)
Weight 58.4 Lbs.  (26.5 Kg)


Body Shell - Vacuum Infused Carbon Fibre Structural Monocoque
Front and Rear Quick Release Access Hatches
Clear Polycarbonate Open Cockpit Wind Shield
Front Suspension - Struts
Rear Suspension - Single Pivot Swing-arm with Risse Genesis Air/Oil Damper
Front Brakes - Sturmey Archer 90mm Drums
Front Wheels/Tires - 20" (406)/Vredestein F-Lite 20"x2"
Rear Wheel/Tire - 26" (559)/Choice of Various Schwalbe up to 2.4" wide
Front Wheel Covers - Carbon
Steering - Dual Side Stick
Seat - Aluminum Frame with Mesh Fabric or Carbon Hard Shell
Drivetrain - (Front) Triple Ring Crank 24/36/50
                - (Rear) 3x10 Sturmey Archer CS-RK3 (3 speed hub) with 11-36 Cassette
Gear Inch Range - 13-158
Shifters - Bar-ends and 3 speed twist grip
Cables - Jagwire
Idlers - Dual TerraCycle Elite Power 23 Tooth
Mirrors - Dual (Left & Right)

Marvelo Web site