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07 Sep

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10 days with my UNO 100 trailer

7 September 2020 | By | No Comments

This summer, François left for a bike trip for 10 days with his single-wheel UNO 100 bike trailer. He shares his feedback with us.

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I left on a bike trip with all the stuff I needed in the bag of the UNO 100 trailer. I reached a weight of about 28kg, almost the max weight recommended.
I can say that I found this trailer amazing. It’s very surprising to not feel the weight you carry behind you, contrary to bags attached to the bike.
The bike trailer is really very easy to handle. I recommend it every time I meet other bike travellers on the road
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The UNO 100 bike trailer is the road model of the Aevon range. It will follow you in your trips on roads and passable tracks. You can carry up to 35kg/100L without feeling the weight.
Easy to handle, you can make a U-turn without putting your foot on the ground with this single-wheel bike trailer.
The hitch on the seat post offers a real confort and enables the rider to keep a light bike.

There are more and more people going on a bike trip. It’s economical, environment-friendly, healthy. This type of trip enables to take the time to enjoy each place you visit. In a world where everything needs to go fast and we spend our time trying to do several things at the same time, riding a bike is an excellent way to reconnect to nature.

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To help you enjoy the indian summer, the UNO 100 bike trailer is on sale until September 30th 2020 with the small price of 320€ instead of 439€!
Don’t wait to plan your next bike trip !

11 Aug

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Travelling by bike is healthy

11 August 2020 | By | No Comments

To stay fit and healthy means to be as regularly active as possible. What could be a better way to do that than using the holidays to experience it?
If you lead a sedentary lifestyle, going on a bike trip will help you get your cardio back at the pace that’s the most confortable for you. Just prepare your bike, put everything you need in a single-wheel bike trailer and get on cycle paths. Many websites help you find the best cycle path possible.

Cycling is easy

Cycling is accessible to almost anyone because it’s a low-impact activity and people from all ages can do it. Also, it’s cheap and fun and you don’t need a lot of planning or training.

Cycling is healthy

When you ride your bike you use most of the major muscle groups. There is low risk of injury compared to other activities such as running for instance.
And during your holidays, you can do it for long stretches of time at a low intensity which is one of the best ways to train your heart.

Cycling helps you control your weight

Working out in general raises your metabolic rate, builds muscle and burns fat. You can adjust the intensity and duration of the pedalling depending on the results needed. On a bike trip, you will probably be riding for a few hours every day and burn loads of calories. You can then indulge in some holiday snacks because you deserve it :-) . Cycling at a steady pace burns about 300 calories an hour.

Cycling makes you smile

A bike trip is the best way to get as much sun as possible (vitamin C) and to be outdoors every day. This, combined with the pedalling will reduce any stress you might have felt during the long working hours at the office.

Cycling is environment friendly

Forget about the plane or the car, use your legs and the planet will thank you. Due to recent events worldwide, people have opened up to new ways of living, in accordance with the environment. Using a bike everyday and during the holidays will considerably reduce the greenhouse gas emissions.

28 Jul

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Which website to prepare for your bike trip?

28 July 2020 | By | No Comments

Some of you plan to go on a bike trip this summer, along with your Aevon single-wheel bike trailer.

Traditional navigation apps such as Google Maps do not enable us to always find walking and cycling paths without crossing busy roads in France and Europe.
To help you go safely on a bike trip, we found a few websites to take as many cycle paths as possible. You will also find ideas for your next bike trip or stories of other bike travellers to get away for a few minutes.

France Vélo Tourisme

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This website enables you to go from one place to the next using as many cycling and walking paths as you can. On the homepage, you just need to click on ‘carte des itinéraires’ and then on ‘mon GPS’. Then choose the departure and destination. On the map you will find two possible routes, one of which uses mainly cycling paths.
The only failing is that the type of path is not specified. You may find yourself on dirt tracks sometimes.

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The duration of the trips are quite long. They take into account a slow pedalling rythm. If you’re a sportsperson, make the calculations with the kilometers to get a better idea.

You can also use an already established route through ‘les itinéraires’ and select them depending on several criteria, one of which being the difficulty. This might be useful if you’re travelling with the kids.

Vélo en France (and in Europe)

This website is the official website of the French cycle touring federation. It helps to find very specific routes. You can enter the type of bike you use and get an overview of the accessibility of the trip, its difficulty. You can also know whether the route is long or sloping.
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This website is mostly for athletic cyclists and tells you about routes in France and in Europe: Spain, Italy, Belgium, Ireland, etc…

Eurovelo, the European website (available in English)

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Find out about cross-border routes available in more than 30 countries. The map shows you roads created by professionals of the bike and tourism industry in Europe. You can see the map in PDF with a short description available in 4 different languages.
If you haven’t planned to go on a bike trip immediately, just browse on the website to give you a few ideas for the future trips.

Global biker, a blog

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This blog gathers stories of people gone on a bike trip essentially in France, but also in Europe and the rest of the world. These are not precise routes but personal experiences. You will have to select the supplied information and you can search by places in the search bar.
The stories being personal, they have been checked out so you need to be careful with the info. This kind of website can really give you the craving for a bike trip.

Unfortunately, there are no apps for these websites.

03 Apr

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Plan your next bike trip

3 April 2020 | By | No Comments

During this lockdown period, many of us question our daily habits because we have plenty of time to do so. Maybe you question the way you usually travel, maybe you plan your next bike trip in order to think about something else.

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Travelling by bike is cheap

The lockdown has forced many companies to send their employees home, which means a slight loss of salary for some. Many businesses see their turnover tumbling down.
Travelling by bike means you don’t have to pay for a train ticket, a plane ticket or fuel. It also helps to enjoy each pleace you’ll cycle through and take the time to admire the view at a slow pace.

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Think positive

During long winter days, we know that planning our next summer trip helps to stay strong and healthy because of the anticipation. The lockdown can be a little worrying so what could be better than planning your next bike trip to take your mind off things? Thinking about something positive can only be good for you.

Support businesses

Our businesses, restaurants, accomodation, will be deeply affected. The only way to support them is to give them work as soon as possible. Travelling by bike means you’ll save up on travelling fees, which means you can enjoy a nice meal or a good night’s sleep in a hotel or a nice B&B. And you might need it after travelling miles by bike.

Environment friendly

When the whole world seems to have stopped, no cars are crowding our streets anymore and industries just tick over, we have noticed birds coming back in our trees and a better air quality. Travelling by bike will help to extend these effects by reducing greenhouse gas.

Until April 15th, we would like to support your next bike trip by offering you a discount of 25% on the purchase of a UNO 100 bike trailer.

04 Feb

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Why a bike trailer instead of bags?

4 February 2020 | By | No Comments

When you decide to go on a bike trip, you will probably ask yourself this question: better to use a bike trailer or bags?

Aevon users have travelled around the world with their bike trailers and have many positive things to say about the trailer.
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The handling ability

The Aevon single wheel bike trailer is attached on the seat post and set up with a single wheel. So, in turns and downhill, it follows you smoothly everywere, without you feeling any discomfort.. The bike remains easy to handle and light. Elroy, from Canada, confirms that his trailer can almost be forgotten (read his story here).
When you place bags on your bike, it gets heavier and less easy to handle. On a narrow track, you may have to pass through trees and the width of your bike has increased which can make it difficult in some passages. Some Aevon bike trailers are set up with shock absorbers so they can follow you on cross-country roads.

Practical

The bike trailer can easily carry all your stuff, your tent and your sleeping bag. And for your immediate needs such as your camera or your sandwich, you just need to put a separate backpack on top of your luggage or even outside the bag of the trailer. You’ll just need to add a waterproof cover to protect it from the rain and have easy access to it.

The load capacity

An STD 100 bike trailer can carry up to 145L or 45kg of luggage. In which bags could you carry so much weight? Imagine the weight you would feel if your bike weighed 45kg more!
The Aevon trailers’ frames are spacious and can carry everything you need for a trip in full autonomy.
Here is what Katrin, from Germany, was able to carry in her single wheel bike trailer UNO 100: a tent, a sleeping bag, a camping stove, hiking shoes and a few clothes, and she still had some space left (read her story here).
Some people even adapt their bike trailer to carry their surfboard, their paddle, (read more about it online) or even a snowboard (read more about it here).

Split the load

You’re cycling uphill and your bike trip is slowly becoming more and more difficult? Lend your trailer to one of your fellow travellers to share the difficulties. You just need the right hitch on the second bike and maybe a quick realease to place the trailer from one bike to the other in only a few minutes and without tools.
Even better: get 2 Aevon bike trailers to split the load and make the trip more enjoyable for everyone.

For daily trips, planned on large roads and tracks, bags can be really useful. But if you need to carry some load, intend to go on a long trip or plan to ride on narrow tracks, the Aevon single wheel bike trailer is the best idea.