It happened on Tuesday morning April 14, 2015. In the Noerdlingen area near Munich, a delivery van turned off into a side road without taking notice of the oncoming motorcycle. They crashed. The biker died immediately. It was Andreas Gutmann …
Andy – our good friend, our team member, work partner and travel companion. Read more →
Nördlingen. Am Dienstag morgen, 14. April 2015. Ein Kleintransporter übersieht beim Abbiegen den entgegenkommenden Motorradfahrer. Sie stoßen zusammen. Der Biker stirbt noch am Unfallort. Es ist Andreas Gutmann …
Mit Fassungslosigkeit und Trauer hat uns diese Nachricht erreicht. Read more →
Welcome Adventure Lovers!
On March 7, 2015 Susanne will show stunning pictures and tell the best stories of Iceland Challenge and the two previous journeys through Morocco and Mongolia. The event takes place at the combined bicycle & organic food store in Magdeburg, Germany. Read more →
Dear Fans and Partners of Iceland Challenge,
Thank you for all your support last year! We very much enjoyed our presentations of the Iceland project at Taipei Cycle Show, Fahrrad XXL stores, Rad + Outdoor, VeloBerlin, Eurobike, and Intermot. And we are looking forward to continuing the Iceland Challenge Tournee in 2015! Read more →
We will be happy to welcome you to our 1-hour multivision show at ↗ Eurobike in Friedrichshafen (August 27-30, 2014)!
Program of ExtraEnergy Stage (PDF) Read more →
The open day at ExtraEnergy in Tanna, Thuringia, Germany, on May 24, 2014, promises a grand pedelec experience Alongside with pedelec test rides, and guided tours through the World’s largest Light Electric Vehicle exhibition the audiovisual presentation of Iceland Challenge will take the audience on an unforgettable Pedelec Adventure. Read more →
After the Iceland Challenge film premiere at Eurobike in August 2013 and the US premiere at Interbike in October, we are happy to announce the short film’s Asia premiere which will take place at Taipei Cycle Show in Taiwan in March 2014. Read more →
Iceland Challenge goes on in 2014! We are happy to announce a number of events in Germany where our Iceland Challenge Short Film will be presented next:
Fahrrad XXL Chemnitz and Dresden
“Three spectacular Pedelec Trips through Sand, Grass and Ice”
In a live slide show, Susanne Brüsch will share the Pedelec Adventures team’s unique experiences and challenges on three pioneer trips that show, what’s possible on electric bikes. Read more →
Six months ago, on June 20th, we arrived in Iceland and started our unique adventure – riding eflow bikes through the amazing northern landscapes shaped by fire and ice. For the longest day of the year we could have hardly chosen a more spectacular scenery than the glacier lagoon of Jökulsarlón, were blue icebergs drift towards the ocean. Read more →
Interview with Electric Bike Report in Las Vegas
Our media partner and friend Pete Prebus from Electric Bike Report interviewed us at the large bicycle trade show Interbike in Las Vegas about our experiences in Iceland. We did the spontaneous interview at the booth of Currie Tech, the US distributor of eflow, where we had held our USA film premiere the day before. Read more →
Iceland Challenge in Japanese! The title of the recent Green Mobility Magazine Vol.26 features a photos of the snow-covered mountains of Landmannalaugar in the highlands of Iceland and two riders with eflow electric bikes – Susanne and Ondra – in Iceland’s most brilliant sunshine. Read more →
Our presentation of Iceland Challenge at Interbike in Las Vegas, USA, was a great success and Vegas itself was an experience of its own. But no matter how unique Nevada’s sparkling metropolis may be, after being captured by the city’s entertainment overkill for a couple of days, we started to miss the peaceful silence of nature. Read more →
Riding eflow through Iceland was an experience that is hard to describe in words. Riding eflow through America’s gambling metropolis Las Vegas, is a completely different story but also difficult to describe.
eflow ride through Downtown Las Vegas (AG)
We happily followed the invitation of Currie Technologies, eflow’s distributor in the US, to present Iceland Challenge at Interbike, North-America’s leading bicycle trade show. Read more →
Sidney Kuropchak (LEVA)
The short version of our film Iceland Challenge – eflow through ice and fire – had its premiere at the LEVA networking dinner at Eurobike in Friedrichshafen. As every year, this event gathered the light electric vehicle industry and was a great platform to meet friends and business partners and make new contacts from this worldwide community. Read more →
The premiere of our tour film Iceland Challenge – eflow through ice and fire – at the world’s leading bicycle trade show was more than a success. We were overwhelmed with great feedback from all sides – the industry, the media and the consumers alike. Read more →
In June and July 2013, we went on our third pioneer trip to show what’s possible on electric bikes. Traveling between Iceland’s glaciers, hot springs and volcanos, we – the founders of Pedelec Adventures, Susanne Brüsch and Ondra Veltrusky and our team members Uwe Schlemender and Andreas Gutmann – faced the Nordic elements on speed-pedelecs provided by our main tour sponsor, eflow. Read more →
Cycling is getting more and more popular in Iceland. Not only as a fashion or to serve practical needs, but also in the eyes of the government, with the local authorities in Reykjavík recently investing in cycling infrastructure. Although electric bikes are still a novelty to most Icelanders, the ones we met were very positive and open towards this new way of cycling. Read more →
Go faster! (SB)
Riding around Iceland’s capital city on the eflow bikes was a really enjoyable experience. While withstanding a chilly wind thanks to warm clothes, we admired the Icelanders walking around in shorts and tank tops in 12 degrees C. Read more →
Ever changing ice sculptures (SB)
We spent the longest night of the year in Jökulsárlón – one of the most stunning landscapes of Iceland. Here, Europe’s largest glacier, the Vatnajökull, “flows” into the ocean, setting adrift ghost-blue icebergs in an ethereal lagoon. Read more →
A ride through Höfn (AG)
The weather is much better than we expected. Sunshine and fairly warm temperatures make this first camp a wonderful place to get ourselves organized, let the Icelanders meet eflow and take a ride ourselves in the small town of Höfn. Read more →
In the early morning hours while on the ferry from Denmark, we could spot the the first peaks of Iceland still covered in snow!
Well – welcome to Iceland!
When we arrived at the harbor of Seyðisfjörður, we noticed a sincere concern of the Icelandic people that we help to preserve their nature and stay on the marked tracks. Read more →
Nordic views (SB)
On the afternoon of June 17th, we had finally loaded the last pieces of luggage into the truck and left Berlin, heading towards Hirtshals in North Denmark. It took us 12 hours to drive the 800 kilometers to Hirtshals harbor where we arrived in the early morning – early enough to sleep for a few hours on the beach right next to the ferry pier with the truck serving as the perfect on-the-spot-hotel. Read more →
On June 16th, the day before we started our journey from Berlin to Iceland, we invited our friends to take a look at the bikes and the truck at a small farewell event in Berlin. It was a great night with lovely focaccia and champagne provided by RedsDeli and everyone joining in on our excitement about the trip. Read more →
We are ready! Now that we have bought this 4×4 Iveco Magirus to escort us through the highlands and to assist us crossing rivers and a lava desert, nothing can stop us from traveling Iceland off the beaten tracks.
Iveco Magirus 4×4 Truck
This 160 PS truck used to serve the public technical aid (THW) in Germany before an outdoor fan bought it to tour Africa with. Read more →
On June 17 2013, we – the founders of Pedelec Adventures – are taking off on our next expedition. It is our third adventure on speed-pedelecs (pedal electric cycles) after having crossed Morocco’s Atlas mountains and Sahara desert in 2011 and self-sufficiently traveling Mongolia’s wide steppe in 2012. Read more →