Firts race with Snoek L , first place
22 Oct 2023 First race done with Snoek L ended on first place :-) 54 km timetrial on Dike to Enkhuizen and back. About 23 competitors. Results (not complete) 1: Theo van Andel (Snoek L) 2: Pieter Sijbrandij
Need tyres, we have them all
7 Oct 2023 For a while tires were difficult to buy and many webshops still have little choice. We have managed to have almost all popular tires in stock. We can send them by post. We also have the now popular
We developed Idlers
5 Jul 2023 We were not satisfied with the available idlers, so we decided to have our own design made. One solid housing including the sprocket They are made of aluminium with 15, 19 or 23 teeth. Rubber o-rings
Matthias Koenig gets world record
4 Jul 2023 Matthias Koenig has broken the 6 hour record in his Snoek in  Aldenhoven 2023 He managed to ride 388 Km (64,7 km/h average ! ) Congratulations
check out our new youtube channel
7 Jan 2023 We finally took the step to start a youtubechannel We put a lot of "how to"videos ther , but also video's about our models and more. Enjoy watching and hopefully it helps you enjoy your Velomobile
T-shirts - Snoek and Quatrevelo
21 Sep 2022
Our fourwheeler is named Quatrevelo now
22 Mar 2022 Because it has turned out that a trademark owner thinks that the name Quattrovelo is too similar to their trademark As a precaution we decided to immediately change the modelname "Quattrovelo" to "Quatrevelo"
New price raise
2 Mar 2022 Because of rising prices for bicycle parts and raw materials, we are forced to raise ur prices as well. velomobileworld has also anounced a price raise to us   All orders placed after april
Bigger Snoek is coming!
18 Jan 2022 Many people have asked if there will come a bigger Snoek version. For a while we hesitated what to develop next. There is also a group of people eager to see the Quest 3 ready. Finally we decided to
New dealers added, more welcome
12 Jan 2022 Our dealerlist was outdated, so we made an update. We have more dealers now in several countries. More dealers are welcome, just email us for requirements and benefits. One thing we value most
Snoek enters first races and wins
22 Jul 2021 Saturday, The Snoek entered the first recumbent race. A testrace for the World Championship in NL later this year. Matthias Koenig won all 3 Races with a big lead. Happy to see our design efforts are
Li-ion battery in freezing temperatures
13 Feb 2021
Closed foothatch for Quattrovelo
12 Feb 2021 Cold feet in the Quattrovelo? Order your foothatch with bulges now! A solid carbon epoxy version is 70,- . A version with polyuretan bulges that can indent
New racing hood for the QuestXS
11 Nov 2020 We have developed a new racing hood for the QuestXS. The first product is already used by a customer. You can only order directly from us. A unique feature are the side windows that can be opened to have
E-assist now available on all our models
29 Oct 2020 We found a partner to build in E-assist in our models. We can offer a Bafang midmotor incl a 468Wh battery for 1500,- (incl. vat) on all our models. A bigger battery is possible. (612Wh or 752Wh) The
Video of new model
25 Aug 2020 This model was first named Quest RS , but is now called Snoek  (Pike in English, Hecht auf Deutch) We will make a small series of this model. It is a real racing velomobile with a big turning radius
Brake test bench
25 Feb 2020 With this test bench, we are now able to do dynamic brake testing and left/right balancing. And we are able to bed in new brake pads on brake discs and drums. It is a piece of equipment any velomobile
Velomobile is recognised
18 Dec 2018 In Enschede (NL) a roadsign has been spotted that allows velomobiles on the main road. This is allowed anyway, but people (incl police) don't know this. Wonder if people know what a velomobile is?? Greetings,
Manual QV
12 Oct 2018 on tv
10 Jul 2018
Succesful Spezi show in great weather
2 May 2018 Some pictures of the Spezi show. Many visitors came by velomobile . The number of visitors was big. In our stand we answered many questions People could test our Quatrevelo and the Strada
Alleweder man hole cover manual
1 Mar 2017
Silent improvements
18 Feb 2017 We try to improve our Velomobiles where we can, this goes sometimes unnoticed. Like, we changed our frontderailleur and the way it is mounted. Now we use a Sram X9 low pull triple derailleur , and
13 Jul 2016 We have been using Innegra in our body-shells for a while now. It is a layer in between 2 layers of carbon tissue. It serves several functions. It makes our velomobiles more silent, stronger, stiffer
Quatrevelo in production
21 Jun 2016
Succesvolle Spezi show in spite of weather
21 Apr 2016
Alleweder nosecones back in stock!
30 Nov 2015
Succesfull Cycle vision
22 Jun 2015 Theo van Andel and Eva Navraltilova competed in this years Cycle vision. They both were very succesfull. Theo won the deilrace, was second in the fastest lap and 3rd in the 3-hourrace. Eva was 2nd both
Dealership - KMX - K3
16 Jun 2015 We have become a dealer for KMX - K3. The threewheeler for kids between 4 and 10 years (1-1.5m leght) It's build to survive everything. Easy to use with two gears. And with very low centerpoint, Thus
Simple test elastomer front suspension
1 Apr 2015 It is often asked whether the elastomer available for our struts are working properly. Now someone came along who had mounted them and we made a video to show the difference. There is a significant difference
Lighting improvements
18 Mar 2015 Fairly unnoticed the lighting system has been developing. Since mid last year we changed from 6 to 12 Volt. The headlight is giving 20 lux more (was 60 is now 80 lux) and has a eco-mode. With this we could
Improved paint systems on all Velo's
13 Feb 2015 These are the first spray painted Velomobiles. They are painted with carpaint instead of the gelcoat we used to spray in the mold. Before, when they came out of the mold with gelcoat, it was hard to fix
To a great and good new year
31 Dec 2014
New colors
6 Sep 2014 We've got new colors. Our Velo's now also come in Aqua-blue, like this new Test Strada. The building also got a new color. The new test Strada also has the new 12 volt system with a dimmable B&M Cyo
Carbon swingarm in top carbon versions
11 Jul 2014 Our top carbon versions will be fitted with a carbon swingarm from now on. It is not only 300 grams lighter but also 2,5 times stiffer. An advantage when Climbing or accelerating. The surcharge for a top
new succes at Cycle vision 2014
2 Jul 2014 The Quest still performs well. Not only as a everyday vehicle but also in races. This years Cycle vision several Quests and Xs's joined in. In the 1 hour race 5 of them were in the top 10. Theo van Andel
Blue Strada on the Red Square
12 Oct 2012
1 Jun 2012 At Whitsun is always the touring version of pro classic Liège-Bastogne-Liege is organised. The participation of recumbent riders on this tour this year was a bit disappointing, only 3 recumbent bikes
Shell Eco Marathon
21 May 2012 Last week the Shell eco marathon was held in Rotterdam, a race for the best fuel economy. Although our velomobiles are optimized to fit a cyclist (if you do not have to pedal the bike would be smaller
26 Mar 2012 On the site of the NVHPV it was already in the friday news co-worker Jan Wijnen has arrived in Romania, and not for holidays. Jan will start in the name of a workshop for velomobile
28 Nov 2011
Quest 223 moves to Denmark
2 Nov 2011 After almost 4 years and 50.600 km of good service Ymte’s Quest moves to Denmark. Leitra rider Michael Lindboe from Copenhagen is the new owner. Part of the Deal was that Ymte delivered the Quest to
21 Sep 2011
New videos
21 Sep 2011 In the early days of our website we already showed some "quicktime" demo videos. Nowadays with YouTube there are much more possibilities, our colleague Eva decided to make the remakes. "the first results".
Update:Paris-Brest-Paris and ROAM
19 Aug 2011 Paris-Brest-Paris Ymte has left for Paris by Quest to participate in Paris-Brest-Paris for the second time. He will be riding together with Hans Wessels and they will try to finish within 45 hours.
Charming Quest carbon
9 Aug 2011 Richard Serpenti came to collect his new Quest Carbon. It’s his third Quest already. This time in a special colour combi and striping. You can see the carbon fibres in the top part On request we build
Velomobiles popular in France
29 Jul 2011 Velomobiles are getting popular in France, behind Germany and Belgium it is our biggest foreign market and France is on it way to overtake Belgium. Our dealer Joel Vincent is helping a lot, last week he
8 Jul 2011
5 Feb 2011
Increased Velomobile production/end of long delivery time?
1 Feb 2011 Data collectors might have spotted it already in our statistics, 2010 was a top year with 127 new Quest's and Strada's delivered. In January 2011 we added 16 velomobiles on the list. The traditionally
Best Wishes for 2011
31 Dec 2010 will also provide you in 2011 with service "like in the old days"! Best Wishes from the workers, from left to right Ymte Sijbrandij, Allert Jacobs, Theo van Andel, Jos Hendriks,
Quest/Strada carbon versions
12 Nov 2010 Every velomobile rider would wish for a lighter velomobile: easier acceleration, less rolling resistance and easier handling. A few kg make only small differences but all small things help to make riding
Small Quest development
12 Oct 2010 The Quest is adjustable for riders with a bodylenght of 160-200 cm. For smaller riders the seat has to be mounted higher in the bike but this make the bike less stable for them. So we decided to make a
15 May 2010
New Strada bodies have arrived in Dronten
24 Feb 2010 The Quest bodies are made since the beginning at Beyss in Straelen (Germany) but for the new Strada we found a manufacturer in Privaly (Slowakia), Peter Pavlik. This location is about 1200 km from Dronten,
9 Jun 2009
Great White Quest
14 Nov 2008 We received following message from Quest rider John Dankers. We hope to see him (and his quest!) at the "oliebollentour" in Almere this winter. "Since half a year I am riding my Quest. For me it appeared
7 Nov 2008
25 Jul 2008