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30 Jan

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‘Retrouvailles’, New Zealand : from Timaru to Omarama

30 January 2017 | By | No Comments

Cyril and Elodie’s bike trip has started in New Zealand on the banks of the Timaru and Omarama lakes.

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Their first encounters with the people were very pleasant because “the Kiwis are extraordinarily kind, welcoming, easy and patient.” To spend as much time with the New Zealanders as possible Cyril and Elodie have chosen to stay at the locals’ homes thanks to the websites Couchsurfing and Warmshowers. When they can’t find a place to stay they’ll go camping.

For the beginning of the trip the roads are quite easy to cycle, there are lots of cycle paths and the others users are patient and careful.

The first kilometers enabled us to test the material, make some adjustments, recover from the flight and the jetlag.” In 5 days, the couple has cycled for 220km.

The concept of city centre doesn’t really exist. It seems the English tried to establish this way of living but it didn’t work. Usually there is one main street lined with a few shops in the middle of the city, the houses are set around this main street and the farms are at the entrance and exit of the city. You won’t find a central area with restaurants and bars like in Europe !

After stopping at Fairlie, Cyril and Elodie took the road to the lakes through the State Highway 8. Steep roads and a strong wind forced them to reduce their speed until Lake Tepako 710m high.

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Then the pair reached one of the most famous bike trails in New Zealand : the ‘Alps 2 Oceans Bike Trail’ to reach lake Pukaki, the biggest lake in New Zealand with Mount Cook (3754m high) in the background.

On the way to Omarama. To reach this village we were quite lucky : wind in our backs, a slight slope, we can cycle up to 30km/h easily, it lifts our spirits up.

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After 480km and a hill of 1750m, the pair is quite enthusiast about the KIT L80 bike trailer :

All our stuff is easily carried in our AEVON bike trailer which follows us everywhere ! It’s really handy and completely waterproof ! Our total load was quite heavy and when we’re going downhill it doesn’t waver (up until 71km/h). The fact the trailer is suspended (with a shock absorber) is very handy as you can climb any type of obstacle without any damage to the rim or tyre. We are happy with our choice and recommend it to other bikpackers like us.
The photovoltaic panel was a brilliant idea, our GPS and phones’ batteries are always full. That’s exactly what we needed !

We will follow Cyril and Elodie along their trip, don’t hesitate to read their blog.

11 Jan

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Lost in the Swell – A trip with an Aevon trailer

11 January 2016 | By | No Comments

Ronan, Aurélien and Ewen are part of a team of daring surfers, fascinated by adventures in the open air. They have decided to go for a trip by bikes and surfs.
For this trip, they will travel with two Aevon bike trailers and fat-bikes to better stick to the beaches they intend to discover.

This trip is not their first. They already have a first experience on a desert island and a boat trip around the Salomon islands.
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To carry tents, sleeping bags, wetsuits, clothes, surboards, a solar panel and cameras, they needed a trailer with a big loading capacity : the STD 100. ‘We chose this kind of trailer also because it has a single wheel. We replaced the rear wheel with a wheelbarrow wheel to better stick to the sand’. In all, the load reaches 45kg for each of the trailers, the maximum load recommended.
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This autumn, the team tested the material in Aquitaine, from Soulac to Capbreton : 300km of beaches and three weeks of pedalling and surfing. It’s only next July that the ‘real’ trip will take place in a foreign and savage country which they chose to keep a secret for now : ‘We maintain the suspense to the end’.
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Here is a first video of their trip :

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09 Oct

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Special price for the E-trailer

9 October 2015 | By | No Comments

Enjoy our special discount of 100€ on the electric bike trailer equipped with a 1000w motor.
The Xtrême kit is a very strong motor, specially designed to carry load.
It is able to push the trailer with a load of 45kg, the bike and the user.

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You just need to choose a 36 or 48v battery, depending on the intensity of your use and the speed you would like.
In terms of autonomy, you can reach up to 100km and even more, depending on the capacity of the battery.

If you are a bike traveller, the trailer can increase the distance of your trips and get you even further.
Daily, the electric trailer can replace your car to carry your purchases. For professionals, it becomes easy to move from one place to the next with material or to make deliveries.

The Aevon bike trailer is able to carry up to 45kg on roads and up to 35kg on MTB tracks. Its aluminium frame is designed for an intensive use and the hitch system on the seat post enables your trailer to follow you on any type of track.

01 Oct

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Honeymoon with an STD 100

1 October 2015 | By | No Comments

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Vincent and Sarah, two doctors, decided to go to Istanbul by bike and trailer for their honeymoon (July 2015).
To fulfill their project of a journey by bike, Vincent and Sarah bought a trailer AEVON STD 100 to help them carry all their stuff.
This bike trailer’s bag is waterproof, which is essential for a bike trip.

Here are some extracts from Sarah’s logbook :

Day 7 : from Saint-Jean de Losne to Besançon : 105 km. We went through the Doubs’ valley and reached Switzerland’s border faster than expected.
Day 12 : from Lörrach to Stühlingen : 105 km. We didn’t really intended to cycle for so many kilometers, but there is only a camping every 50km and we didn’t want to sleep under the stars so we had to cycle.
Day 19 : from Ingoldstadt to Bad Abbach : 70 km. The sun is back and the road is more and more beautiful !
Day 25 : from Schönbühel to Klosterneuburg, 10 km before Vienna : 98 km. This is it ! We reached our first goal : join a capital ! After facing the wind which slowed us, we arrived exhausted in the capital of Austria.
Day 30 : from Komaron to Budapest : 126 km. We broke the record !! !We speeded up because we wanted to arrive fast at this third capital, final destination of many bike travellers we met. […] Day 36 : from Kopacevo to Ilok: 85 km. Second and last day in Croatia, and we already regret leaving this welcoming country. All the people we met are extremely kind…

Day 37 : from Ilok to Surduk : 97 km. It’s the beginning of problems. Probably because of the rain… 3 bike falls, 1 broken rack, only 7 km in 2 hours, and all of this under the rain and thunder. Fortunately for us, anything can switch off our good mood, and we create a motto : « sing and keep smiling even if you meet difficulties »
Day 43 : from Brza to Simeonovo : 106 km. We broke the speed record with 62km/h, we travelled for more than 3000 km (3024 km exactly).

Day 51 : from Biser to Edirne : 76 km. […] Almost 3x months, 3634 km, a lot of love, and a big adventure.

You can find all info about Sarah and Vincent’ trip by bike on : http://sarahvincent.jimdo.com/journal-de-bord/

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03 Jun

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The famous network of bike dealers Cyclable, sells the Aevon trailer

3 June 2015 | By | No Comments

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Cyclable is a network of 25x shops, all located in city centres across France.
Specialized in city bikes and travels by bikes, they choose only quality and innovative products with very little maintenance.
5000x users choose their bike at Cyclable every year.

Now these users will be able to choose their Aevon trailers as well, the only trailers made in aluminium with a very easy to handle system of hitch on the seat post.
Making a U-turn, taking a ride on mountain tracks is only possible if you choose the Aevon brand.

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22 May

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The KIT L80 : best trailer worldwide !

22 May 2015 | By | No Comments

For their special edition, the magazine Carnets d’Aventure, specialized in non-motorized trips, has tested 10x bike trailers from different brands.

Strength, handling, riding comfort, volume and weight were the main criteria.

The KIT L80 gets the best rating thanks to its excellent behaviour in cross country use, its strength, its weight and the hitch on the seat post.
The only failing could be that it’s not the easiest to set up.

The KIT L80 is the only bike trailer, worldwide, which is made in aluminium and can be folded. You can easily bring it with you in your trips around the world.

Now it also exists as an electric trailer 250w !
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09 Oct

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Test the KIT L80 during the Roc d’Azur

9 October 2014 | By | No Comments

The KIT L80 is the only bike trailer that can casino spiele follow you around the world and casino be folded within 4 minutes to take the place !
Available again around April 2015, you can test and try it at the Roc d”Azur in Frejus this week (October 8th -12th 2014).

Very light (5.5kg), very handy, you can load up to 35kg of luggage without feeling a thing.

Thanks to its alloy frame, it will follow you in your most challenging cross crountry outings as well as your trips around the world.

Our team will be happy to meet you at the booth D18.

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07 Jul

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New Aevon dealer

7 July 2014 | By | No Comments

Your new Aevon dealer, La Maison de la Bicyclette is located in Angers and specializes in city nbso online casino bikes, tandems, delivery tricycles and many others.

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They will be delighted to give you some advice and tell you which material is the most suited for your needs, whether you intend to cycle everyday or to travel on your bike for miles.

Buy your Aevon trailer directly from their shop

10 Jun

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The E-Trailer exposed in Paris

10 June 2014 | By |

Aevon was at the exhibition “Destinations Nature” in casino online Paris, from March 27th to 30th 2014.

During this show, we presented the electric trailer 250w.

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Set up on the STD 100, the electric motor can push the trailer at 20km/h (30km/h if you pedal) with an autonomy of about 100km.

The use is easy as pie. With a throttle set on the handlebar, give a little push when you need it, uphill or on difficult tracks.

Carry up to 45kg of luggage, for a self-sufficient adventure !

18 Mar

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A Uno 100, from Asia to Canada

18 March 2014 | By |

Till and Claudine have travelled by bike for more than 8000km and 8 months in all.

They chose the Uno 100 trailer for its reliability and its easy handling. “The hitch under the seat of the bike enables us to make a U-turn easily, a main asset on all Aevon trailers !”

Their travels led them to South-East Asia and to West Canada and deeply changed them.

“From our travels, Claudine (my wife) and I would have so many things to say, so I will use the words of someone else to say that “travelling is a way of discovering yourself through the others“. The bike triggers sympathy, and it is even more true with a bike trailer (especially in Asia…)”

Claudine and Till are now planning their next trip in the USA, from Seattle to San Francisco, with their UNO 100.

A few pictures in Canada :

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A few pictures in Laos :

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