Solar powered bicycle with unlimited range – Sun Biker



Benoit is 36 years old (in 2019) and just like society expected, he had a job, an apartment, a car & the right amount of friends. In the garage a few toys, which didn’t get out a lot because ‘we are so busy’.

It felt it was time to change some things, and it would probably be something with travelling.
To keep it short, he bought a bike, made it an ebike, added a trailer with solar panels to charge the bike and filled the trailer with a kayak and freediving gear.

On April 1st at 10 am he left home and started pedalling north with a new ID: Sun Biker.
He’s doing this journey for the joy of traveling, the enlightenment of meeting so many great people. The budget of his trip is low. He’s living a nomadic life. Which is a great experience in our capitalist surrounding.

If you might be curious in this way of travelling around the world and learn some tips and tricks from Ben – watch the video.

COMPONENTS:
Bicycle: Koga Worldtraveller
Motor: Crystalyte HT 3525 with regeneration break
Controller: Crystalyte
Battery: 17Ah
Solar charge controllers: Genasun
Solar Panels: 2 x 200W victron energy
Range on a Sunny Day: Unlimited
Range on a Rainy Day: 40-60km

Trailer: 60cm x 200cm built with the help of:
Marine Technics: www.marine-technics.be
Donkey Trailers: www.donkeytrailers.com

GEAR AND TOYS:
Méraud Bonaire watch to be on time.
Oru-kayak
Freediving gear.
MSR hubba tent.
Exped mat
2 sleeping bags for hot and cold (Coleman & Quechua)
Basic cooking gear.
A bag of repair tools & spares.

FOLLOW Sun Biker:
Instagram: bunwavandenhowte
Web: www.sunbiker.com .

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